Jesus, who on Calvary's mountain

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1 Jesus, who on Calvary's mountain
Poured thy precious blood for me,
Wash me in its flowing fountain,
That my soul may spotless be.

2 In thy word I hear thee saying,
Come and I will give you rest;
Now the gracious call obeying,
See, I hasten to thy breast.

Source: Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #368

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First Line: Jesus, who on Calvary's mountain
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Jesus! Who on Calvary's mountain. [Lent.] From H. W. Beecher's Plymouth Collection, 1855 ; into the American Sabbath Hymn Book, 1858, and several others.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



SICILIAN MARINERS is traditionally used for the Roman Catholic Marian hymn "O Sanctissima." According to tradition, Sicilian seamen ended each day on their ships by singing this hymn in unison. The tune probably traveled from Italy to Germany to England, where The European Magazine and London Review…

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