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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

Full 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.

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 Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… 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



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Good News in Song. Rev. ed. #d17
Gospel Tent Hymns #d11
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d21
International Praise: for the Sunday school and church #103Page Scan
Living Hymns: for use in the Sabbath School, Christian Endeavor Meetings, the church & home #296Page Scan
Make His Praise Glorious #67Page Scan
Sacred Echoes and Songs of My Redeemer #d1
Selection of Hymns, for the use of the first M. E. Church, Cape May City #57Page Scan
Sing Out the Glad News #d6
Songs of Salvation as Used by Crossley and Hunter in Evangelistic Meetings: and adapted for the church, grove, school, choir and home #15Page Scan
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d120
The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d38
The Gospel in Song, combining Sing the Gospel, Echoes of Eden, and Other Selected Songs and Solos #184Page Scan
The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #225Page Scan
The Wells of Salvation: songs for the Sabbath School #37Page Scan
Triumphant Songs No.1 #95Page Scan
Triumphant Songs No.4 #169TextAudioPage Scan