Thy rebuke hath broken my heart.@Psalm 69:20

Thomas Dennis, circa 1907 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Christ Crowned with Thorns
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Have you read the story of the cross,
Where Jesus bled and died,
Where your debt was paid by the precious blood
That flowed from His wounded side?

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He died of a broken heart for you,
He died of a broken heart;
Oh, wondrous love! for you, for me,
He died of a broken heart.

Have you read how they placed the crown of thorns
Upon His kingly brow,
How He cried, They know not what they do;
O Father, forgive them now
?

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Have you read how the dying thief was saved
While hanging on the tree,
When he looked with pleading eyes and said,
O Lord, remember me?

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Have you read how in anguish He cried aloud
And died on Calvary?
Have you ever said, I thank Thee, Lord,
For giving Thy life for me
?

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