Karl Digerness - Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone (Station 5)

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Simon of Cyrene is made to bear the cross (Station 5)
Music: Karl Digerness, 2012
Words: Thomas Shepherd, 1693


Must Jesus bear the cross alone,
And all the world go free?
No, there’s a cross for ev’ryone,
And there’s a cross for me.

The consecrated cross I’ll bear
Till death shall set me free;
And then go home my crown to wear,
For there’s a crown for me.
–Words: Thomas Shepherd, 1693


from Songs for Lent, released March 20, 2020
from Songs for Lent, released February 19, 2013
"A Cross For Me”
Music: Karl Digerness
Vocals and acoustic guitar: Karl Digerness
BGVs: Minna Choi and Kanene Donohey Pipkin
Pedal steel: Max Butler
Piano: Brian T. Murphy
Recorded in San Francisco, CA, and Brooklyn, NY


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