Protestant Hymns of the Passion

At Calvary

1.
Years I spent in vanity and pride,
Caring not my Lord was crucified,
Knowing not it was for me He died on Calvary.

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SpacerThere my burdened soul found liberty at Calvary.

2.
By God's Word at last my sin I learned;
Then I trembled at the law I'd spurned,
Till my guilty soul imploring turned to Calvary.

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3.
Now I've given to Jesus everything,
Now I gladly own Him as my King,
Now my raptured soul can only sing of Calvary!

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4.
Oh, the love that drew salvation's plan!
Oh, the grace that brought it down to man!
Oh, the mighty gulf that God did span at Calvary!

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words: William Newell, 1895 (1868-1956)
melody: At Calvary, 1895 by Daniel Brink Towner, (1850-1919), score (.pdf), guitar chords, harmonica

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