Gaither Vocal Band - The Old Rugged Cross Made The Difference Lyrics

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'Twas a life filled with aimless desperation
Without hope walked the shell of a man;
Then a hand with a nailprint stretched downward,
Just one touch then a new life began.


And the old rugged cross made the difference
In a life bound for heartache and defeat;
I will praise Him forever and ever
For the cross made the difference for me.

Barren walls echoed harshness and anger
Little faces ran in terror to hide;
Now those walls ring with love, warmth and laughter,
Since the giver of life moved inside.

Repeat Chorus

There's a room filled with sad, ashen faces
Without hope death has wrapped them in gloom;
But at the side of a saint there's rejoicing,
For life can't be sealed in a tomb.

Repeat Chorus
Track Listing
  • 1 When Jesus Says It's Enough
  • 2 Search Me Lord
  • 3 Yes I Know!
  • 4 Count on Me
  • 5 Living Water
  • 6 The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference
  • 7 Old Friends
  • 8 When We All Get Together With the Lord
  • 9 On My Way to Heaven
  • 10 Father Along
  • 11 Sweeter as the Years Go By
  • Credits
    album: Track 6 in album Southern Classics, Volume II
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    length: 4:56
    Album Information
    script: Latin