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Peace Like A River: The Hymns Project by Chris Rice | CD Reviews And Information | NewReleaseTuesday.com


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01 . It Is Well With My Soul
02 . Rock Of Ages
03 . O Freedom
04 . A Mighty Fortress
05 . Come Thou Fountain Of Every Blessing
06 . O Love That Will Not Let Me Go
07 . Great Is Thy Faithfulness
08 . Old Rugged Cross
09 . How Great Thou Art
10 . Before The Throne

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"Old Rugged Cross" Lyrics [edit]
by Chris Rice | from the album Peace Like A River: The Hymns Project
 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

To the 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.

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.

+ Entry lasted edited by stayweak on 01.11.08



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