Behold the Lamb of God, who bears the sins of all the world away

Behold the Lamb of God, who bears the sins of all the world away

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: NEW 113TH (Hayes)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold the Lamb of God, who bears the sins of all the world away
Author: Charles Wesley
Refrain First Line: Behold, behold the Lamb of God

Tune

NEW 113TH (Hayes)

William Hayes (b. Gloucester, England, 1708; d. Oxford, England, 1777) first published NEW 113TH in his Sixteen Metrical Psalms . . . for Use in Magdalen College Chapel (1774) as a setting for a versification of Psalm 134. (Any relationship with Psalm 113, as indicated by the tune name, has never be…

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The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #312

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