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Posted:  25 Mar 2013 16:44
Looking for the title to a song words for the first verse are:
there was no crown for Him of silver nor of gold, there was no diadem for Him to hold

Thank you.
Iva
Posted:  25 Mar 2013 17:25
Found this in our 2009 archives

http://www.namethathymn.com/hymn-lyrics-detec ...

A Crown of Thorns
Ira Stanphill ©1952 New Spring

There was no crown for Him of silver or of gold
There was no diadem for Him to hold.
But blood adorned His brow,
And proud its stain He bore,
And sinners gave to Him the crown He wore.

CHORUS
A rugged cross became His throne
His kingdom was in hearts alone
He wrote His love in crimson red
And wore the thorns upon His head.

He did not reign upon a throne of ivory
But died upon the cross of Calvary.
For sinners there He counted all He owned but loss
And He surveyed His kingdom from a cross.

No purple robe He wore,
His bleeding wounds to hide
But stripes upon His back He wore with pride.
And from the wounds there flowed a crimson,
cleansing stream
That was a cover for the soul unclean
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