Author: H. N. Oxenham, 1852-1941 Meter: Irregular Appears in 13 hymnals Matching Instances: 2 First Line: Hail true Body, born of Mary Lyrics: 1 Hail, true Body, born of Mary,
by a wondrous virgin-birth.
You who on the Cross were offered
to redeem us all on earth;
2 You whose side became a fountain
pouring forth your precious blood,
give us now, and at our dying,
your own self to be our food.
O kindest Jesu, O gracious Jesu,
O Jesu, O Jesu, blessed Mary's Son.
Topics: Gradual Hymn Scripture: John 19:34 Used With Tune: PLAINSONG Text Sources: 14th century Latin
Hail, true Body