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Glory be to Jesus

Full Text

1 Glory be to Jesus,
who, in bitter pains,
poured for me the life-blood
from his sacred veins.

2 Grace and life eternal
in that blood I find;
blest be his compassion
infinitely kind.

3 Blest through endless ages
be the precious stream,
which from endless torments
did the world redeem.

4 Abel's blood for vengeance
pleaded to the skies;
but the blood of Jesus
for our pardon cries.

5 Oft as it is sprinkled
on our guilty hearts,
Satan in confusion
terror-struck departs.

6 Oft as earth exulting
wafts its praise on high,
angel-hosts rejoicing
make their glad reply.

7 Lift ye then your voices;
swell the mighty flood;
louder still and louder
praise the precious blood.

Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #142

Translator: Edward Caswall

Edward Caswall was born in 1814, at Yately, in Hampshire, where his father was a clergyman. In 1832, he went to Brasenose College, Oxford, and in 1836, took a second-class in classics. His humorous work, "The Art of Pluck," was published in 1835; it is still selling at Oxford, having passed through many editions. In 1838, he was ordained Deacon, and in 1839, Priest. He became perpetural Curate of Stratford-sub-Castle in 1840. In 1841, he resigned his incumbency and visited Ireland. In 1847, he joined the Church of Rome. In 1850, he was admitted into the Congregation of the Oratory at Birmingham, where he has since remained. He has published several works in prose and poetry. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >



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Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #73
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #142Text
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #103TextPage Scan
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #220
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #108Page Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #206TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #283TextPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #479Text
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #66
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #126Text
Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #224
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #159
Lutheran Service Book #433TextPage Scan
Lutheran Worship #98TextPage Scan
Renew! #233Text
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #146
Small Church Music #567Audio
Small Church Music #4947Audio
The Christian Life Hymnal #173
The Cyber Hymnal #1719TextScoreAudio
The New English Hymnal #83TextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #344
Include 162 pre-1979 instances