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" IN the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time ; All the light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime. "
Liturgical Forms for Use in the Regular Service of the Church and on Special ... - Page 39
by Heman Packard DeForest - 1903 - 76 pages
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Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome

R. Kent Hughes, Barbara Hughes - Religion - 1988 - 204 pages
...0°hn 3:16). The Creator, Sustainer, and Goal loves us — and the cross is the measure of his love. In the Cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time! Christ the Creator, Sustainer, Goal, and Lover of my Soul. What you believe about Christ is everything....
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The New English Hymnal

Canterbury Press - Religion - 1989 - 544 pages
...name is given; To turn aside from thee is hell, To walk with thee is heaven. John Whittier 1807-92 379 In the Cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the...light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime. 2 When the woes of life o'ertake me, Hopes deceive and fears annoy, Never shall the Cross forsake me:...
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Essentials of Christian Faith

Tony Newby - Religion - 1992 - 292 pages
...the shattered debris. The sight thrilled his soul. In a flash, he took out pen and paper and wrote: "In the cross of Christ I glory; towering o'er the wrecks of time." And at the Lord's Supper the glory of Calvary shines forth in all its divine splendor. There we see...
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The English Writings of Rabindranath Tagore: A miscellany

Rabindranath Tagore - Bengali literature - 1994 - 1020 pages
...that the West thinks of Sir John Bowring — when it thinks of him at all — as the man who wrote: In the Cross of Christ I glory Towering o'er the wrecks of time. But the East remembers him as the indefatigable diplomat whose labours contributed so much to the legalisation...
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The One Year Book of Hymns

Robert K. Brown, Mark R. Norton, Randy Petersen, William J. Petersen - Religion - 1995 - 750 pages
...the Cross are sanctified; Peace is there, that knows no measure, Joys that through all time abide. In the cross of Christ I glory. Towering o'er the...light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime. John Bowring (1792-1872) iDITION HAS IT that John Bowring— linguist, author, and British governor...
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The Glad Tidings

Ellet Joseph Waggoner - Religion - 2011 - 154 pages
...cross of our Lord Jesus {265} Christ, by which the world is crucified to us, and we unto the world. "In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the...light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime." Therefore— "Since I, who was undone and lost, Have pardon through His name and Word; Forbid it, then,...
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Merchant Prince of the Sandalwood Mountains: Afong and the Chinese in Hawai?i

Bob Dye - Fiction - 1997 - 276 pages
...Paulo. When John Bowring first sighted that cross he was inspired to write a hyum, which he begau: In the Cross of Christ I glory Towering o'er the wrecks of time. The countryside appeared to be just as Afong had left it, beautifully wooded with camphor, pine, and...
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Voice of Deliverance: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Its Sources

Keith D. Miller - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 292 pages
...and at least three other clergy.80 King also cites four extremely popular lines from John Bowring: In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the...light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime. In addition, King recalls a cynical line from Shakespeare equating life with "a tale told by an idiot....
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Family Worship Hymnal

Michael McHugh - Music - 1999 - 240 pages
...ys. Ithamar Conkey. a In the cross of Christ I glo - ry, Tow'r-ing o'er the wrecks of time; All the When the woes of life o'er-take me, Hopes deceive, and fears an-noy, Nev-er When the sun of bliss is beaming Light and love up - on my way, From the Bane and blessing, pain and...
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Great Preaching on Salvation

Curtis Hutson - Salvation - 2000 - 255 pages
...emphatically that salvation costs an awful lot. I spoke to you this afternoon about the cross. We sing, In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time. But men and women, that cross has not always been a glorious cross. People wear crosses on necklaces...
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