‘Take Up Your Cross,’ the Savior Said

Popular Hymns

Tune

BOURBON

Words

Charles W. Everest

Music

Hesperian Harp, 1848

Lyrics

Take up thy cross, the Savior said,
If thou wouldst My disciple be;
Deny thyself, the world forsake,
And humbly follow after Me.

Take up thy cross, let not its weight
Fill thy weak spirit with alarm;
His strength shall bear thy spirit

Meter

L.M.

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