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  1. 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!
  2. 1 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. 2 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 through his blood.
  3. When I Survey the Wondrous Cross. The hymn, "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross", was written by Isaac Watts, and published in Hymns and Spiritual Songs in It is significant for being an innovative departure from the early English hymn style of only using paraphrased biblical texts. 1.
  4. 1. 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. 2. 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. 3. See, from his head, his hands, his feet.
  5. Full Text. 1 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. 2 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 through his blood.
  6. When I Survey The Wondrous Cross. 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.
  7. May 28,  · 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. [Verse 2] 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.
  8. Oct 16,  · Matthew Arnold [an English poet of the ’s] declared the greatest Christian hymn in the English language to be “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross.” At least it is admittedly the greatest hymn of a great hymn-writer, Isaac Watts, the father of modern English hymnody.

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