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Arlen Clarke Cross of Jesus, Cross of Sorrow

Categories
Anthems, Communion Anthems
Instrument(s)
Organ
Voicing
SATB
Original Publication
Sewanee Composer's Project - Vol. 17
Difficulty
Moderately Easy
Suggested Uses(s)
Description

SATB with organ. Gorgeous harmonies underscore a moving Lenten text.

Cross of Jesus, cross of sorrow,
Where the blood of Christ was shed,
Perfect Man on thee did suffer,
Perfect God on thee has bled!
Here the King of all the ages,
Throned in light ere worlds could be,
Robed in mortal flesh is dying,
Crucified by sin for me.
O mysterious condescending!
O abandonment sublime!
Very God Himself is bearing
All the sufferings of time!

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