Scripture Verse

A superscription also was written over Him in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS. Luke 23:38


Peer O. Strömme (1856–1921)

Words: Tho­mas H. Kin­go, in the Vin­ter­par­ten (Oden­se, Den­mark: 1689) (Skriv dig, Jesu, paa mit Hjerte). Trans­lat­ed from Da­nish to Eng­lish by Peer O. Ström­me, 1898, alt.

Music: Der am Kreuz Jo­hann B. Kö­nig, 1738 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Kö­nig (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of Strömme,

Thomas H. Kingo (1634–1703)



On my heart imprint Thine image,
Blessèd Je­sus, King of Grace,
That life’s riches, cares and pleasures
Have no power Thee to efface.
This the superscription be:
Jesus, cru­ci­fied for me,
Is my life, my hope’s foundation,
And my glo­ry and sal­va­tion.