By faith the Lamb of God I see

By faith the Lamb of God I see

Author: Edwin O. Excell
Tune: [By faith the Lamb of God I see]
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 By faith the Lamb of God I see,
Expiring on the cross for me;
He paid the mighty debt I owe;
He died because He lov’d me so.

Refrain:
He lov’d me so, He lov’d me so,
He died because He lov’d me so.

2 For me the Father sent His Son;
For me the victory He won;
To save my soul from endless woe,
He died because He loved me so. [Refrain]

3 So glad I am that He is mine,
So glad that I with Him shall shine;
I’ll trust in Him, for this I know,
He died because He lov’d me so. [Refrain]

4 O Lamb of God, that made me free,
I consecrate my all to Thee;
My all,—for this I surely know,
He died because He lov’d me so. [Refrain]

5 And when my Lord shall bid me come,
To join the loved ones round the throne,
I’ll sing, as through the gates I go,
He died because He lov’d me so. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #169

Author: Edwin O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: By faith the Lamb of God I see
Author: Edwin O. Excell
Refrain First Line: He loved me so
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)

Echoes of Eden #d19

Good News in Song. Rev. ed. #d17

Gospel Tent Hymns #d11

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d21

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International Praise #103

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Living Hymns #296

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Make His Praise Glorious #67

Sacred Echoes and Songs of My Redeemer #d1

Sing Out the Glad News #d6

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d120

The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d38

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The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #225

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The Wells of Salvation #37

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Triumphant Songs No.1 #95

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #169

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