My Body given for You

Jesus, when faith with fixed eyes

Author: Benjamin Beddome (1782)
Published in 21 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus, when faith with fixed eyes
Beholds thy wond'rous sacrifice,
Love rises to an ardent flame,
And we all other hope disclaim.

2 With cold affections who can see
The thorns, the scourge, the nails, the tree,
Thy flowing tears, and purple sweat,
Thy bleeding hands, and head, and feet?

3 Look, saints, into his op'ning side,
The breach how large, how deep, how wide!
Thence issues forth a double flood,
Of cleansing water, pard'ning blood.

4 Hence, O my soul, a balsam flows,
To heal thy wounds and cure thy woes;
Immortal joys come streaming down,
Joys, like his griefs, immense, unknown.

5 Thus I could sit, and ever sing,
The suff'rings of my heav'nly King;
With glowing pleasure spread abroad
The myst'ries of a dying God.

Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #CCCXXII

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, when faith with fixed eyes
Title: My Body given for You
Author: Benjamin Beddome (1782)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: A Collection of Hymns for Christians of All Denominations, 1782
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #552

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #477

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A Selection of Hymns #CCCCLxXVII

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Baptist Hymn Book #a564

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Christian Hymns #224

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #224

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #CCCXXII

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d121

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The Baptist Hymn Book #564

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The Boston Collection of Sacred and Devotional Hymns #90

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1195

The Southern Psalmist #d423

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d443

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The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #167

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d257

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