The Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples.@Isaiah 11:10
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Sydney H. Nicholson (1875-1947)

George W. Kitchin; modified by Michael R. Newbolt in 1916.

Crucifer Sydney H. Nicholson, 1916 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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George W. Kitchin (1827-1912)
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Raising of the Cross
Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)

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Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim,
Till all the world adore His sacred name.

Led on their way by this triumphant sign,
The hosts of God in conquering ranks combine.

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Each newborn servant of the Crucified
Bears on the brow the seal of Him who died.

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O Lord, once lifted on the glorious tree,
As Thou hast promised, draw the world to Thee.

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So shall our song of triumph ever be:
Praise to the Crucified for victory.

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