Jesus, our Lord, who tempted wast

Jesus, our Lord, who tempted wast

Author: Henry Alford
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Author: Henry Alford

Alford, Henry, D.D., son of  the Rev. Henry Alford, Rector of Aston Sandford, b. at 25 Alfred Place, Bedford Row, London, Oct. 7, 1810, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating in honours, in 1832. In 1833 he was ordained to the Curacy of Ampton. Subsequently he held the Vicarage of Wymeswold, 1835-1853,--the Incumbency of Quebec Chapel, London, 1853-1857; and the Deanery of Canterbury, 1857 to his death, which took. place  at  Canterbury, Jan. 12, 1871.  In addition he held several important appointments, including that of a Fellow of Trinity, and the Hulsean Lectureship, 1841-2. His literary labours extended to every department of literature, but his noblest undertaking was his edition of the Greek Testament, the result… Go to person page >

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Jesus, our Lord, who tempted wast. H. Alford. [Lent.] First published in his Psalms & Hymns, &c, 1844, No. 29, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines, and again in his Year of Praise, 1867, No. 73, in 5 stanzas, the second and third stanzas being omitted. The original text is repeated in full, but with slight alterations, in several collections.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)




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