Hymn, ‘The Old Rugged Cross’

By reader request, The Old Rugged Cross, sung by Tennessee Ernie Ford.

This hymn always used to make me cry when we sang it in Sunday school. It’s still a little hard for me. But I firmly believe that we should not withhold the tribute of tears from those we love–and should we not love our Savior?

And there goes the faucet…

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I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

One response to “Hymn, ‘The Old Rugged Cross’

  • Linda Sorci

    Thank you, Lee. Our tears are welcomed at the foot of the cross. Tennessee Ernie Ford’s singing of this hymn is heartfelt.

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