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333. Once He Came in Blessing

1 Once He came in blessing,
All our sins redressing;
Came in likeness lowly,
Son of God most holy;
Bore the cross to save us;
Hope and freedom gave us.

(sts. 2-3 copyrighted)

4 Come, then, O Lord Jesus,
From our sins release us.
Keep our hearts believing,
That we, grace receiving,
Ever may confess You
Till in heav'n we bless You.

Text Information
First Line: Once He came in blessing
Title: Once He Came in Blessing
Original Language: German
Author: Johann Horn, c. 1490-1547
Translator (sts. 1,4): Catherine Winkworth
Meter: 66 66 66
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Redeemer
Source: Lutheran Service Book, 2006 (Tr. sts. 2-3)
Copyright: Tr. sts. 2-3 © 2006 Concordia Publishing House
Tune Information
Composer: Michael Weisse, c. 1480-1534
Arranger: Henry V. Gerike, b. 1948
Meter: 66 66 66
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Setting © 2006, Concordia Publishing House

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