On A Hill Far Away : Recording
- Tune: The Old Rugged Cross, composer and lyricist: George Bennard (1873 – 1958). © Curb Word Music (Admin. by / Small Stone Media BV, Holland (Admin. in the UK/Eire by Song Solutions www.songsolutions.org)). Recorded with permission.
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On A Hill Far Away : Lyrics
1. On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross,
the emblem of suffering and shame;
and I love that old cross where the dearest and best
for a world of lost sinners was slain.
So I’ll cherish the old rugged cross,
till my trophies at last I lay down;
I will cling to the old rugged cross,
and exchange it some day for a crown.
2. O that old rugged cross, so despised by the world,
has a wondrous attraction for me;
for the dear Lamb of God left his glory above
to bear it to dark Calvary. Refrain
3. In that old rugged cross, stained with blood so divine,
a wondrous beauty I see,
for ’twas on that old cross Jesus suffered and died,
to pardon and sanctify me. Refrain
4. To that old rugged cross I will ever be true,
its shame and reproach gladly bear;
then he’ll call me some day to my home far away,
where his glory forever I’ll share. Refrain
- Lyricist: George Bennard (1873 – 1958)
- Meter: Irregular and Refrain
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On A Hill Far Away : Score
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The most moving hymn of all. It brings tears to the eyes
What an inspiring hynm,highly motivational
Dear Adeyinka, thank you so much. Joy and blessings. Richard