A Man There Lived in Galilee

A Man there lived in Galilee

Author: Somerset Corry Lowry (1926)
Tune: TYROL
Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 A man there lived in Galilee
like no one else before,
for he alone from first to last
our flesh unsullied wore;
a perfect life of perfect deeds
once to the world was shown,
that everyone might mark his steps
and in them place their own.

2 A man there died on Calvary
above all others brave;
he gave to all, he saved and blessed,
himself he scorned to save;
no thought can gauge the weight of woe
on him, the sinless, laid;
we only know that with his death
our ransom price was paid.

3 A man there stands at God's right hand,
divine, yet human still;
that grand, heroic, peerless soul
death sought in vain to kill.
All power is his: supreme he rules
all realms of time and space;
yet still our human cares and needs
find in his heart a place.

Source: Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #235

Author: Somerset Corry Lowry

Lowry, Somerset Corry, M.A., son of James Corry Lowry, Q.C., of Rockdale, Dungannon, Ireland, b. in 1855, and educated at Repton and Trin. Hall, Camb., B.A. 1877, M.A. 1880. Ordained in 1879 to the Curacy of Doncaster. Subsequently Vicar of North Holmwood, Surrey, 1891-1900, and of St. Augustin's, Bournemouth, from 1900. He has published The Work of the Holy Spirit, 1894; Convalescence, 1897; Lessons from the Passion, 1899, &c. His hymns include:— 1. Behold, Lord! how the nations rage, [In Time of War.] Written "For Use during the War between Russia and Japan," in 1904, and printed as a leaflet by Jarvis & Co., Bournemouth. 2. Lord, while afar our brothers fight. [In Time of War.] Written at Holmwood, Surrey, in 1899, after… Go to person page >

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Instances

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Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #3
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #28
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #334
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #3
The Worshiping Church #88Page Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #235Text
Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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