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Behold the Lamb of God on Calvary's tree

Behold the Lamb of God on Calvary's tree

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [Behold the Lamb of God on Calvary’s tree]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Behold the Lamb of God on Calv’ry’s tree,
The Saviour crucified for you and me!
His agony and shame, His dying cry,
Can any heart forget? Shall you? Shall I?

Refrain:
He suffered for you,
He suffered for me,
Upon the cross of Calvary;
He suffered for you,
He suffered for me,
He died upon the cross for you and me.

2 For us the crown of thorns the Saviour wore,
The mocking and the scorn in silence bore;
His pierced hands reach out to bring us near;
O let His perfect love cast out all fear! [Refrain]

3 O Jesus, in Thy pain, Thy broken heart,
In all Thine agony, my sins had part;
In Thy redeeming love, Thy vict’ry won,
Thou givest me a share, O blessed Son! [Refrain]

4 The shadow of the cross is on my way,
The Saviour’s pleading voice I hear today;
I see His wounded hands, His riven side,
And cry, Lord, I believe! In Thee I hide. [Refrain]

Source: Revival Hymns: a Collection of New and Standard Hymns for Gospel and social meetings, Sunday schools and Young People's Societies #124

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold the Lamb of God on Calvary's tree
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: He suffered for you, He suffered for me

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Revival Hymns #124

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