433. Glory Be to Jesus

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1 Glory be to Jesus,
Who in bitter pains
Poured for me the lifeblood
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 torment
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 earth exulting
Wafts its praise on high,
Angel hosts rejoicing
Make their glad reply.

6 Lift we, then, our voices,
Swell the mighty flood;
Louder still and louder
Praise the precious blood!

Text Information
First Line: Glory be to Jesus
Title: Glory Be to Jesus
Original Language: Italian
Translator: Edward Caswall, 1814-78 (alt. )
Meter: 65 65
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Scripture: ; ;
Source: Italian, c. 18th cent.
Tune Information
Name: WEM IN LEIDENSTAGEN
Composer: Friedrich Filitz, 1804-76
Meter: 65 65
Incipit: 33211 71122 35544
Key: F Major
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)



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