Jesus, Lord, Redeemer

Representative Text

1 Jesus, Lord, Redeemer,
once for sinners slain,
crucified in weakness,
raised in pow'r to reign,
dwelling with the Father,
endless in your days,
unto you be glory,
honor, blessing, praise.

2 Faithful ones, communing
toward the close of day,
desolate and weary,
met you in the way.
So, when sun is setting,
come to us and show
all the truth; and in us
make our hearts to glow.

3 In the upper chamber,
where the ten in fear
gathered sad and troubled,
there you did appear.
So, O Lord, this evening,
bid our sorrows cease;
breathing on us, Savior,
say, "I give you peace."


Source: Trinity Psalter Hymnal #368

Author: Patrick Miller Kirkland

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Lord, Redeemer
Author: Patrick Miller Kirkland
Meter: 6.5.6.5 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

KING'S WESTON

Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) composed KING'S WESTON for this text. It was published in Songs of Praise (1925). The combination of text and tune in a festive hymn¬-anthem by Vaughan Williams has become a favorite of many church choirs. The tune's title refers to a manor house on the Avon River n…

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KIRKLAND (Evans)


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Hymns and Psalms #199

The New Century Hymnal #255

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #285

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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #368

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