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September 16, 2021

That Old Rugged Cross
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By Gillena Cox
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That Old Rugged Cross;

Where his life he laid down,

Know it was by no means dross,

His praises, be they ever sung.


That Son of God; precious lamb,

Redeemer, by the price of his life,

Saved and sanctified thus i am,

To life of faith, beside every strife.


© gillena cox 2018  

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Posted by Gary James Smith on 9/16/2021 at 5:36 AM

Amen Gillena...the old rugged cross made the difference...

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Submitted: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Last Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018

About the Poet
I live in Trinidad of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; a multi ethnic, multi religious society. I write poetry for the sheer joy of crafting my feelings, my emotions my thoughts. I enjoy the challenge of abstraction in writing haiku. Married to Anthony Cox in 1971; we have a daughter Yanda and a son Khama. I was born in 1950 First grandchild: a grand-daughter born October 2012 My profile is a 2013 photo (poet bio updated 2013)

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