Behold the holy Lamb of God!

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Source: Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #389
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Translator: Helen M. Taylor

Author of Tunes of Nyasaland, 1957 Go to person page >

Adapter: Tom Colvin

Tom Colvin (b. 1925; d. 2000) was trained as an engineer and worked in that profession in Burma and Singa­pore from 1945 to 1948. After studying theology at Trinity College, Glasgow University, he was ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1954. He served as missionary in Nyasa­land (now Malawi) from 1954 to 1958, in Ghana from 1958 to 1964, and again in Nyasa­land from 1964 to 1974. His work there included preaching, education, and community development. After completing his missionary work, Colvin became a minister in the United Reformed Church of England and served an inner-city church in London. He returned to Africa in 1984 as a development consultant to the Zimbabwe Christian Council. Colvin's writings include Christ's Work in Free… Go to person page >

Author: Charles G. Chinula

Reverend Chinula was a Pastor in the Church of Central Africa, Livingstonia Synod (previously, a presbytery of the United Free Church Of Scotland. He is one of the foremost Ngoni Christians and did a great job spreading the Gospel among the abeNguni of Northern Malawi. He composed a number of hymns of very high standard. Most of them are still sung today in Protestant Churches in Malawi. Chase Matapa  Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold the holy Lamb of God!
Translator: Helen M. Taylor
Adapter: Tom Colvin
Author: Charles G. Chinula
Meter: 8.12 with refrain
Source: Tumbuka (Malawian) hymn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Holy Lamb of God
Publication Date: 2005
Copyright: © 1995 Hope Publishing Company

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