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He dies, he dies, the lowly man of sorrows

He dies, he dies, the lowly man of sorrows

Author: C. Russell Hurditch
Tune: [He dies, He dies, the lowly Man of Sorrows]
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1 He dies! He dies! The lowly Man of sorrows,
On whom were laid our many griefs and woes;
Our sins He bore, beneath God’s awful billows,
And He hath triumphed over all our foes.

I am He that liveth, that liveth and was dead,
I am He that liveth, that liveth and was dead;
And behold, I am alive forevermore,
Behold, I am alive forevermore;
I am He that liveth, that liveth and was dead,
And behold, I am alive forevermore.

2 He lives! He lives! What glorious consolation!
Exalted at His Father’s own right hand,
He pleads for us, and by His intercession,
Enables all His saints by grace to stand. [Refrain]

3 He comes! He comes! O blest anticipation!
In keeping with His true and faithful word;
To call us to our heav’nly consummation—
Caught up, to be "forever with the Lord." [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10541

Author: C. Russell Hurditch

Hurditch, Charles Russell, was born in Exeter, Dec. 20, 1839. In 1854 he underwent a spiritual change which led him subsequently to undertake religious work in some of the villages of Devonshire, and afterwards to succeed the late Mr. Henry Hull as the Secretary of the Young Men's Christian Association, Stafford Street, London. In 1865 he published The London Hymn Book for Prayer Meetings and Special Services. This was revised in 1880. In 1873 he also publishedThe Enlarged London Hymn Book, a Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Private Use. Of the smaller work more than half a million copies have been sold; and of the enlarged book the 86th thousand was issued in 1881. To the first (1865) he contributed Nos. 10 and 11 given below: t… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He dies, he dies, the lowly man of sorrows
Author: C. Russell Hurditch
Refrain First Line: I am he that liveth
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10541
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Small Church Music #1432
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Small Church Music #1432


The Cyber Hymnal #10541

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