Special Sub-Topic: Messages From The Cross
|"When I survey the wondrous cross on which my prince of glory died,
My richest gain I count but loss and pour contempt on all my pride."
What is the title of this song?|
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross. "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross" was written by Isaac Watts, who was fondly referred to as "the father of English hymnody". It was first published in 1707 and has been used over the years as a communion hymn. This song is believed to be the best of over 700 songs written by this great song writer.
|"At the cross, at the cross, where I first saw the light
And the burden of my heart ___ away."
Which word completes the lyrics of this song?|
rolled. The lyrics come from "At the Cross". This is a song of salvation written by Isaac Watts and published in 1707.
|"Jesus keep me near the cross
There a precious fountain,
Free to all a healing stream
Flows from Calvary's mountain"
These lyrics are from which of the following songs?|
Near the Cross. While Isaac Watts' song "At the Cross" was being sung at a little Methodist church in 1850, Fanny Crosby walked down to the altar and gave her heart to the Lord. She was a poet, but later started writing hymns. "Near the Cross" is a popular song of hers.
|Which of the following songs has these lyrics:
"Though millions have come, there's still room for one"?|
Room at the Cross for You. "Room at the Cross for You" was composed by Ira F. Stanphill, a pastor, singer, talented musician and gospel song writer. Other songs written by Stanphill include "Mansion over the Hilltop", "Suppertime", "We'll Talk it Over" and "I Know Who Holds Tomorrow".
|"Kneel at the cross, Christ will meet you there.
Oh come while he ___ for you."
Which word is missing?
waits. "Kneel at the cross, Christ will meet you there.
Oh come while he waits for you
Listen to His voice, leave with Him care
And begin life anew."
These lyrics are from "Kneel at the Cross", written by Charles E Moody.
|"What a wonderful, wonderful savior,
Who died on the cross for me
Freely shedding His precious lifeblood
That the sinner might be made free."
These are the opening lines of which song?|
He Was Nailed to the Cross for Me. These lyrics were written by Frederick Arthur Graves in 1906. Graves suffered from epilepsy as a child. He experienced healing from his condition and this served as a basis for some of his songs.
|"Am I a soldier of the cross,
A follower of the lamb,
And shall I fear to own His cause,
Or blush to speak His ___?"
Which word completes this verse?|
name. These are words from the hymn "Am I a Soldier of the Cross", written by Isaac Watts 1921-24. He wrote this song, along with a sermon he delivered, centered on 1 Corinthians 16:13.
|Although the title of this song does not contain the word "cross", this verse relates to what transpired on the Christian cross.
"The dying thief rejoiced to see the fountain in his day;
And there may I, though vile as he, wash all my sins away."
What's the title of this song?|
There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood. After battling with insanity and attempted suicide, Cowper moved to Olney where he met John Newton, writer of "Amazing Grace". Newton invited Cowper to make an input in compiling a hymn book called "Olney Hymns", which was published in 1779. "There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood" is one of Cowper's contributions to this hymn book.
|"Marching on, marching on
For Christ count everything but loss!
And to crown Him king, we'll toil and sing,
'Neath the banner of the cross!"
These are the lyrics from "The Banner of the Cross", but who was the writer of this song?|
Daniel Webster Whittle. "The Banner of the Cross" was written by Daniel Webster Whittle. He was an American Evangelist who wrote over 200 songs, including "There Shall Be Showers of Blessings" and "I Know Whom I Believed".
|"On a hill far away, stood an old rugged cross,
The emblem of suffering and ___".
Which word completes these lyrics?|
shame. "The Old Rugged Cross" is an old song written and composed by George Bennard in 1913. It has been a popular song on Good Fridays over the years.
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