When I Survey the Wondrous Cross in BSL

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross translated into British Sign Language

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – lyric sheet

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Key: D Major

Easter music video in BSL available for download, along with a lyric sheet.

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Signed by Helen Cottingham
Translation consultant: Gill Behenna
Vocals by David Luke
Audio recorded and produced by David Luke
Strings/string arrangement – Chris Orton
Original words and music: public domain
Performance and recording copyright: ChristianBSL.com 2021
Video copyright: ChristianBSL.com 2021

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When I survey the wondrous cross
On which the Prince of glory died,
My richest gain I count but loss,
And pour contempt on all my pride.

Forbid it Lord that I should boast,
Save in the death of Christ my God:
All the vain things that charm me most,
I sacrifice them to His blood.

See from His head, His hands, His feet,
Sorrow and love flow mingled down:
Did e’er such love and sorrow meet,
Or thorns compose so rich a crown?

Were the whole realm of nature mine,
That were an offering far too small,
Love so amazing, so divine,
Demands my soul, my life, my all.

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