BRAD PAISLEY


The Old Rugged Cross Lyrics

On a hill far away, stood an old rugged Cross
The emblem of suff'ring and shame
And I love that old Cross where the dearest and best
For a world of lost sinners was slain

So I'll cherish the old rugged Cross
Till my trophies at last I lay down
I will cling to the old rugged Cross
And exchange it some day for a crown

Oh, that old rugged Cross so despised by the world
Has a wondrous attraction for me
For the dear Lamb of God, left his Glory above
To bear it to dark Calvary

So I'll cherish the old rugged Cross
Till my trophies at last I lay down
I will cling to the old rugged Cross
And exchange it some day for a crown

In the old rugged Cross, stain'd with blood so divine
A wondrous beauty I see
For the dear Lamb of God, left his Glory above
To pardon and sanctify me

So I'll cherish the old rugged Cross
Till my trophies at last I lay down
I will cling to the old rugged Cross
And exchange it some day for a crown

To the old rugged Cross, I will ever be true
Its shame and reproach gladly bear
Then He'll call me some day to my home far away
Where his glory forever I'll share

So I'll cherish the old rugged Cross
Till my trophies at last I lay down
I will cling to the old rugged Cross
And exchange it some day for a crown

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Songwriter(s): Trad, Brad Paisley
Record Label(s): 2001 BMG Entertainment
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Meaning to "The Old Rugged Cross" song lyrics (9 meanings)
Evangalist Strait October 25, 2012-0:01
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This is abeautiful song with a defined meaning to why we should live for Christ. It says to cherish our deliverance through Jesus' dying on the cross for our sins. So we no longer have to live in sin because our debt has been paid..... I love this hearing and singing this song. It blesses my soul.
Tony Dsouza September 18, 2012-7:04
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I Thank you God for giving us all what we ask for. This Song truly explains the pain and suffering jesus christ went through.
Shadrach August 31, 2012-3:56
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This song is one of my song I cherish most when I am called upon for Song Ministration. The Suffering and death of Cricifix.
Derek January 21, 2012-19:00
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This is a song I like. It will be a song that'll be played at my funeral. I just think it brings people together.
Promise January 23, 2011-12:13
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i shed tears each time hear this song, and i pray that God should help me to exchange it with a for a crown, it always arouse my spirit it a song i will like to be hearing every day, every time.
bekky September 8, 2010-4:35
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i shed tears anytime i hear this hymn. Amazing Grace how sweet the salvation on the cross for a sinner like me. once i was lost but now i am found. thank you Jesus for my salvation.
Betty ONeill July 5, 2010-20:21
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This is my brothers favorite gosple song and he is dying of cancer at 47 this song is a great comfort to him
Linda April 11, 2010-11:22
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Hearing Brad sing this song takes me back to me childhood and visits to my Grandmother's front porch. It's nice to hear it again and be reminded of what Jesus did for us on the cross.
Babra February 16, 2010-9:10
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Thank you for giving to the Lord,I now know and understand the meaning of the Cross.God reward you efforts.God bless you.
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