Song: Way of the Cross Leads Home, The in Make Christ King

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Copyright 1906, by Chas. H. Gabriel; 1907 by E. O. Excell

Published in Make Christ King (Copyright 1912, by W. E. Biederwolf)

Lyricist(s):
Pounds, Jessie Brown

Page 10
Format: Full words and music
Designation: 10
Verses: 3 verses

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Way of the Cross Leads Home, The, #10

Lyrics

Verse 1
I must needs go home by the way of the cross,
There’s no other way but this;
I shall ne’er get sight of the Gates of Light,
If the way of the cross I miss.

Chorus
The way of the cross leads home,
The way of the cross leads home;
It is sweet to know, as I onward go,
The way of the cross leads home.

Verse 2
I must needs go on in the blood-sprinkled way,
The path that the Savior trod,
If I ever climb to the heights sublime,
Where the soul is at home with God.

Verse 3
Then I bid farewell to the way of the world,
To walk in it never more;
For my Lord says “Come,” and I seek my home,
Where He waits at the open door.