Alan Jackson – The Old Rugged Cross lyrics

On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross,

The emblem of suffering and shame;

And I love that old cross where the dearest and best

For a world of lost sinners was slain.

[Refrain:]

So I’ll cherish the old rugged cross,

Till my trophies at last I lay down;

I will cling to the old rugged cross,

And exchange it some day for a crown.

To the old rugged cross I will ever be true,

It’s shame and reproach gladly bear;

Then he’ll call me some day to my home far away,

Where his glory forever I’ll share.

[Refrain]