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There Is A Green Hill

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THERE is a green hill far away,
Without a city wall,
Where the dear Lord was crucified,
Who died to save us all.

We may not know, we cannot tell
What pains he had to bear,
But we believe it was for us
He hung and suffer’d there.

He died that we might be forgiven,
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A poem to my heart, I wanna translate this too.Till today her hymns are sung in the churches in Ireland. A great poetess sent by God.

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Mustafa Test 07 May 2021

The heart of the Christian message...beautifully expressed!

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Mustafa Test 07 May 2021

There was no other good enough

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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 April 2021

Thrice chosen as The Classic Poem Of The Day. In 2019 year and in 2020 and today! Her works were contained in A Supplement to Hymns Ancient and Modern (1889) They continue to be well-accepted, as nine of her works were contained in both the 1960 and the 1987 editions of the Church of Ireland

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Dr Antony Theodore 07 May 2020

There was no other good enough To pay the price of sin; He only could unlock the gate Of heaven, and let us in. the redeeming blood. tony

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Sylvia Frances Chan 13 March 2020

3) FIVE loveliest quatrains and so fascinatingly weaved. I like this Poem Song very much.CONGRATULATIONS for The CLASSIC Poem Of The Day. Fantastic! I like most the 4th stanza: There was no other good enough To pay the price of sin; He only could unlock the gate Of heaven, and let us in........ALL PRAISE for CECIL FRANCES ALEXANDER.(posthumous) Sylvia Frances Chan, The Netherlands Friday 13 March 2020

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Sylvia Frances Chan 13 March 2020

2) Ireland Hymnal. A posthumous collection of her poems was published in 1896 by William Alexander, titled Poems of the late Mrs Alexander. This poem so loveliest thought and worded, what a most beautiful Song about His being crossed at Golgotha and the meaning of this...to make us able to enter heaven, He had paid our sin, so that we are able to come to God again.So much is God's love for us, for mankind.Brilliant poem Song. (see 3)

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Sylvia Frances Chan 13 March 2020

Twice chosen as The Classic Poem Of The Day. Hooray! Last year and today, same date. As about the poetess: Seven hymns penned by Alexander were included in the 1873 issue of the Church of Ireland Hymnal, and eighteen of her works were contained in A Supplement to Hymns Ancient and Modern (1889) . They continue to be well-accepted, as nine of her works were contained in both the 1960 and the 1987 editions of the Church of

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Alexander Julian 13 March 2020

I wouldn't favorite this poem because of religion. However, it's a nicely done tribute to Jesus.

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Dominic Windram 13 March 2020

The heart of the Christian message...beautifully expressed!

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