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Behold the Lamb of God, the sacrifice for sin

Behold the Lamb of God, the sacrifice for sin

Author: William F. Sherwin
Tune: [Behold the Lamb of God] (Sherwin)
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Behold the Lamb of God,
The sacrifice for sin!
The fountain of his precious blood
Can make the vilest clean.

We would follow, follow the Lamb,
Whithersoever he goeth;
Now our load of guilt remove,

2 Behold the Lamb of God!
The Lamb for sinners slain.
For thee, my soul, for thee he bled,
And died, and rose again. [Refrain]

3 Behold the Lamb of God!
The gift of matchless love!
Seek full redemption through his blood,
And share his joy above. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #61

Author: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold the Lamb of God, the sacrifice for sin
Author: William F. Sherwin
Refrain First Line: We would follow, follow the Lamb
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Calvary Songs #61

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d11

The Temple of Praise #d8

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