• Lyricist: Isaac Watts, pub.1707ref. by Ralph E. Hudson
  • Composer: Ralph E. Hudson, Anonymous/Unknown, Robert G. McCutchan, pub.1868har. by Robert G. McCutchan
  • Subjects: Salvation
  • Scriptures: 1 Timothy 2:5-6
  • Key: F
  • Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
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  1. Alas! and did my Savior bleed
    And did my Sov’reign die?
    Would He devote that sacred head
    For such a worm as I?
  2. Was it for crimes that I had done
    He groaned upon the tree?
    Amazing pity! grace unknown!
    And love beyond degree!
  3. Well might the sun in darkness hide
    And shut his glories in,
    When Christ, the mighty Maker died,
    For man the creature’s sin.
  4. Thus might I hide my blushing face
    While His dear cross appears,
    Dissolve my heart in thankfulness,
    And melt my eyes to tears.
  5. But drops of grief can ne’er repay
    The debt of love I owe:
    Here, Lord, I give myself away,
    ’Tis all that I can do.
    • Refrain (Hudson):
      At the cross, at the cross where I first saw the light,
      And the burden of my heart rolled away,
      It was there by faith I received my sight,
      And now I am happy all the day!

    • Refrain (Campmeeting):
      I do believe, I do believe
      That Jesus died for me;
      And through His blood, His precious blood
      I am from sin set free.

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