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Behold the Lamb of God

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Behold the Lamb of God, Behold the Lamb of God

Author: John L. Bell
Tune: [Behold the Lamb of God, behold the Lamb of God] (Bell)
Published in 12 hymnals

Representative Text

Behold the Lamb of God,
behold the Lamb of God
who takes away the sin,
the sin of the world.

Source: Singing the New Testament #15

Author: John L. Bell

John Bell (b. 1949) was born in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire, intending to be a music teacher when he felt the call to the ministry. But in frustration with his classes, he did volunteer work in a deprived neighborhood in London for a time and also served for two years as an associate pastor at the English Reformed Church in Amsterdam. After graduating he worked for five years as a youth pastor for the Church of Scotland, serving a large region that included about 500 churches. He then took a similar position with the Iona Community, and with his colleague Graham Maule, began to broaden the youth ministry to focus on renewal of the church’s worship. His approach soon turned to composing songs within the identifiable traditi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold the Lamb of God, Behold the Lamb of God
Title: Behold the Lamb of God
Author: John L. Bell
Meter: 6.5.6.5
Source: Traditional liturgical
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Ancient and Modern #831

Text

Iona Abbey Music Book #16

Singing the Faith #234

Text

Singing the New Testament #15

The Book of Praise #525

Text

Together in Song #705

Worship and Rejoice #282

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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