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Behold the precious Lamb of God

Full Text

1 Behold the precious Lamb of God,
Who died upon the tree,
That guilty sinners, such as I,
Might thro’ His grace be free.

Refrain:
Thy boundless love I’ll sing,
Thy grace so full and free,
’Tis under Thy protecting wing,
My soul delights to be.

2 Behold the healing streams of grace,
That from His side did flow;
I plunged beneath the crimson flood,
That washes white as snow. [Refrain]

3 Behold the cross He bore for me,
Whereby He saved my soul;
His matchless grace shall be my theme,
While countless ages roll. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9504

Author: Neal A. McAulay

McAulay, Neal A. (Nova Scotia, March, 1854--?). Born of Scottish parents "in the English town of Nova Scotia." At age 21 he moved to Boston and from there to Portland, Maine, in 1876. Converted in 1877; went to Chicago in 1882, and entered McCormick Theological Seminary in 1883 (B.D., 1886). Pastorates in Presbyterian churches in Wilton, Iowa (1886-1907) and Lyons, Louisiana (1907-?). In 1889 began writing gospel hymns. --Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold the precious Lamb of God
Author: Neal A. McAulay
Refrain First Line: Thy boundless love I'll sing

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The Cyber Hymnal #9504
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