Just as I am, O Lamb of God

Just as I am, O Lamb of God

Author: Horace L. Hastings
Tune: HASTINGS (Bixby)
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Just as I am, O Lamb of God,
Now I come, now I come;
To wash me in Thy cleansing blood,
Now I come, now I come.
While mercy’s guiding beacons beam
To point to the crimson stream
That makes the foulest sinner clean,
Now I come, now I come.

2 Just as I am, without delay,
Now I come, now I come;
To Christ the true and living Way,
Now I come, now I come.
For pardon purchased on the tree,
For grace and mercy rich and free,
O Lamb of God, I come to Thee,
Now I come, now I come.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #311

Author: Horace L. Hastings

Hastings, Horace Lorenzo, was born at Blandford, Mass., Nov. 26, 1831; commenced writing hymns, and preaching, in his 17th year, and laboured as an evangelist in various parts of the U. S. In 1866 he established The Christian, a monthly paper, in which many of his hymns have appeared, and in 1865 the Scriptural Tract Repository in Boston. He published Social Hymns, Original and Selected, Boston, 1865; Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part i., 1880; and in August, 1886, the same completed, to tho extent of 1533 hymns, 450 of which are original and signed "H." The best known of these is "Shall we meet beyond the river," written in N. Y. city, 1858, and lately published as a leaflet in 14 stanzas of 8 lines. The text i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Just as I am, O Lamb of God
Author: Horace L. Hastings
Refrain First Line: Now I come, now I come

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