To thy cross, dear Christ, I'm clinging

To thy cross, dear Christ, I'm clinging

Author: Flora L. Best Harris
Tune: [To thy cross, dear Christ, I'm clinging]
Published in 37 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 To Thy cross, dear Christ, I’m clinging,
All my refuge and my plea;
Matchless is Thy loving-kindness,
Else it had not stooped to me.

Oh, ‘tis glory! oh, ‘tis glory!
Oh, ‘tis glory in my soul,
For I’ve touched the hem of His garment,
And His pow’r doth make me whole.

2 Long my heart hath heard Thee calling,
But I thrust aside Thy grace;
Yet, O boundless condescension,
Love is shining from Thy face. [Refrain]

3 Love eternal, light eternal,
Close me safely, sweetly in;
Saviour, let Thy balm of healing,
Ever keep me free from sin. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #114

Author: Flora L. Best Harris

Birth: 1850, USA Death: Sep., 1909 Flora Lydia (Best) Harris was the daughter of Dr. David and Elizabeth (Lockart) Best. She was the 1st wife of Rev. Bishop Merriman Colbert Harris. He was a minister in the Pittsburgh Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. She was a writer and wrote on Japanese themes. In 1891 she translated the 10th century classic 'Tosa Niki' ('Diary or Log of a Journey From Tosa to Kyoto'). Mary Jane Haight-Eckert on Find A Grave web site Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To thy cross, dear Christ, I'm clinging
Author: Flora L. Best Harris
Refrain First Line: O 'tis glory



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