[The cross that He gave may be heavy]

[The cross that He gave may be heavy]

Composer: Ballington Booth (1892)
Published in 18 hymnals

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Composer: Ballington Booth

Born: Ju­ly 28, 1857, Brig­house, York­shire, Eng­land. Died: Oc­to­ber 5, 1940, Blue Point, Long Is­land, New York. Buried: Fern­cliff Cem­e­te­ry, Harts­dale, New York. Booth com­mand­ed the Sal­va­tion Ar­my in Aus­tral­ia (1885-87) and Amer­i­ca (1887-96). In 1896, he found­ed Vol­un­teers of Amer­i­ca. Lyrics: Cross Is Not Great­er, The Over and Over --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Ballington Booth (1892)
Incipit: 55456 3542
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #865
Text: The Cross Is Not Greater
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Timeless Truths #163
Text: The Cross Is Not Greater
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  • The_Cross_Is_Not_Greater.sib (SIB, Scorch)


Instances (18)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Calvary's Praises #41Image
Church Hymnal, Mennonite: a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... 1st ed. [with Deutscher Anhang] #481
Consecrated Hymns #82Image
Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #166Image
Favorites Number 4: A Collection of Gospel Songs #32Image
New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #203Image
Revival Praises #48TextImage
Songs for All #128Image
Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #141Image
Songs of Love Divine #128Image
Songs of Redemption and Praise. Rev. #S39Image
Tabernacle Hymns No. 2 #188Image
Tabernacle Hymns Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #87Text
The Cokesbury Hymnal #175
The Cyber Hymnal #865TextAudioScore
The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #134Image
The New National Baptist Hymnal #115
Timeless Truths #163TextAudioScore