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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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A Letter Never Sent

Alanson B. Houghton - Death - 2004 - 104 pages
...Lord, please help me to age with grace and with gratitude for the promised life and land ahead. AMEN the woes of life o'ertake me, Hopes deceive, and fears...cross forsake me, Lo, it glows with peace and joy. ~John Bowrzng, 1825 >reathe on me, Breath of God, Fill me with life anew, That I may love what Thou...
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Daily Meditations on Golden Texts of the Bible

Henry Gariepy - Religion - 2004 - 373 pages
...write the words we often have sung and to reflect on what should be our relationship to the cross: In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the...light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime. Bane and blessing, pain and pleasure, By the cross are sanctified; Peace is there that knows no measure,...
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Pondering the Passion: What's at Stake for Christians and Jews?

Philip A. Cunningham - Religion - 2004 - 214 pages
...subject of the nineteenth-century hymn writer John Bowring's well-known "In the Cross of Christ I Glory." In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the...light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime. The closing stanza underscores the joy and delight in the cross, emblem not only of Jesus' death but...
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The One Year Great Songs of Faith

Robert Kevin Brown, Mark R. Norton - Music - 2005 - 396 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. IOHNBOWRING (1792-1872) 26 1\\\ glory, laud, and honor To Thee, Redeemer, King, To whom the lips of...
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Daughters of America Or Women of the Century

Phebe Hanaford, Phebe Ann Hanaford - History - 2005 - 752 pages
...the death-scene ; but loving ones were present to treasure and carry back his dying words, — " ' la the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks...light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime.* " Mrs. Thompson's parents, to whom she gave many years of devoted attention in their declining days,...
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Thanks!: Seeing God's World with a Grateful Heart

Leslie B. Flynn - Religion - 2005 - 208 pages
...but there stood that cross. The pastor burst forth in full voice in thanksgiving, singing the hymn, "In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time. All the light of sacred history, Gathered round that head sublime." -> Tithes and Offerings Octeter 27 Little Nellie was...
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Under the Southern Cross: Or, a Woman's Life Work for Africa

Emma Hillmon Haviland - Travel - 2005 - 464 pages
...November I, 1901. EHH ." CHAPTER XUI. OLIVET MISSION ' ' In the cross of Christ I glory, Toweriiig o'er the wrecks of time; All the light of sacred story, Gathers round its head sublime. "Bane and blessing, pain and pleasure, By the cross are sanctified; Peace is there that knows no measure,...
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Europa: Or, Scenes And Society in England, France, Italy And Switzerland

Daniel Eddy - Travel - 2005 - 508 pages
...though my mind and trembled on my lips: — " In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering e'er the works of time ; All the light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime." Down we rolled, rattling along, now holding on to the side of the rickety diligence, anon bursting...
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The Centrality of Christ in Contemporary Missions

Mike Barnett, Michael Pocock - Religion - 2005 - 313 pages
...forward to that event. All of history future looks back to that event. That is why John Bowring wrote: "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.'" Every time you and I take the...
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A Depression Kid's Perspective

Mel Saunders - Psychology - 2006 - 296 pages
...a hymn appropriate to our subject, to call us back from this world to center our thoughts on Jesus In the cross of Christ I glory Towering o'er the wrecks...light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime Science and Engineering The purpose of this essay is to bring up some of the misconceptions and blunders...
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