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And didst Thou, Jesus, condescend

Representative Text

1 And didst Thou, Jesus, condescend,
When veiled in human clay,
To heal the sick, the lame, the blind,
And drive disease away?

2 Didst Thou regard the beggar's cry,
And cause the blind to see?
Jesus, Thou Son of David, hear,
Have mercy, too, on me.

3 And didst Thou pity mortal woe,
And sight and health restore?
Oh, pity, Lord, and save my soul,
Which needs Thy mercy more.

4 Didst Thou Thy trembling servant raise,
When sinking in the wave?
I perish, Lord; oh, save my soul;
For Thou alone canst save.

Amen.

Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #403

Author: Amelia Wakeford

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Text Information

First Line: And didst Thou, Jesus, condescend
Author: Amelia Wakeford
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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GRIGG (Grigg)


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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #124

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #403

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Book of Worship #124

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d33

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #74

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #74

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Hymns #781

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Hymns #781

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Hymns #781

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Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion #97b

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The Baptist Harp #224

The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d17

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #208

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #84.208

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The Baptist Hymn Book #208

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The Baptist Psalmody #447

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #150

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The Psalmist #218

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The Psalmist #218

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The Psalmody #194

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