Living Lamb

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1 In vain we seek for peace with God
By methods of our own:
O Jesus, nothing but Thy blood
Can bring us to the throne.

2 'Tis Thine atoning sacrifice
Hath answered all demands;
And peace and pardon from the skies
Are blessings from Thy hands.

3 'Tis by Thy death we live, O Lord;
'Tis on Thy cross we rest:
Forever be Thy love adored,
Thy Name forever blest.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal and Order of Service #420

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #165

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #386

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d411

Chapel Hymns #d269

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #98

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #98

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d503

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #761

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H112

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #112

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d350

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Concordia: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs #122

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #78

Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d130

General Baptist Hymn Book #d255

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #88

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #88

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #142

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #142

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Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #251

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Hymnal: for churches and Sunday-schools of the Augustana Synod #251

Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d133

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d221

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Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #98

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d541

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Hymns of the Church Militant #603

Plymouth Collection #d37

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Precious Gems No. l #69

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d196

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d107

Prison Hymn Book #d164

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #613

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H225

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #129

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B188

Songs for the New Life #d300

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad508

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #435

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #435

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #435

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #435

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #435

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #232

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d395

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d355

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d297

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d407

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The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #205

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #191

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #195

The Devotional Hymn Book #d235

The Good Old Songs #d273

The Great Redemption in Songs New and Selected #d132

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The Harp #303

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The Hymnal and Order of Service #420

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The Hymnal and Order of Service #420

The Hymnal of the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. Text ed. #d244

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The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #103

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #55

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #199

The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d289

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #272

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #272

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d479

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #374

The Southern Psalmist #d387

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d403

The Thanksgiving #d109

The Vestry Hymn Book #d224

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #377

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Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #277

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