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

Introduction

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Thomas H. Kingo
(1634–1703)

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-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of Strömme, would you ?

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Peer O. Strömme
(1856–1921)

Lyrics

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.