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Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken (#16)    
(solo recording, 5:40)

Jesus, I my cross have taken
All to leave and follow Thee
Destitute, despised, forsaken
Thou from hence my all shall be

Perish every fond ambition
All I've sought or hoped or known
Yet how rich is my condition,
God and heav'n are still my own

Let the world despise and leave me
They have left my Savior, too
Human hearts and looks deceive me
Thou art not, like them, untrue

O while Thou dost smile upon me
God of wisdom, love and might
Foes may hate and friends disown me
Show Thy face and all is bright

Go, then, earthly fame and treasure
Come, disaster, scorn and pain
In Thy service, pain is pleasure
With Thy favor, loss is gain

I have called Thee, "Abba, Father"
I have stayed my heart on Thee
Storms may howl, and clouds may gather
All must work for good to me

Soul, then know thy full salvation
Rise o'er sin and fear and care
Joy to find in every station
Something still to do or bear

Think what Spirit dwells within thee
Think what Father's smiles are thine
Think that Jesus died to win thee
Child of heaven, canst thou repine?

Haste thee on from grace to glory
Armed by faith and winged by prayer
Heav'n's eternal days before thee
God's own hand shall guide thee there

Soon shall close thy earthly mission
Swift shall pass thy pilgrim days
Hope shall change to glad fruition
Faith to sight, and prayer to praise

Faith to sight, and prayer to praise