Lamb of God, for sinners slain

Lamb of God, for sinners slain, By Thy mercy born again

Author: James Russell Woodford
Published in 18 hymnals

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1 Lamb of God, for sinners slain;
By Thy mercy born again,
For Thy guidance still we pray,
Lest from grace we fall away.

2 By the mystic, cleansing flood,
By the Water and the Blood,
Washed and sanctified to Thee,
Holy may we ever be.

3 Aid us with Thy daily grace
Steadfastly to run our race;
Grant us victory in the strife,
And the prize of endless life.

4 Praise to Thee, from all on earth,
God, Who gavest us new birth;
Praise from all the heavenly host;
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892

Author: James Russell Woodford

Woodford, James Russell, D.D., was born April 30, 1820, and educated at Merchant Taylors School, and Pembroke College, Cambridge, of which he was a scholar; B.A. Senior Optime, and 2nd class in the Classical Tripos. He was ordained in 1843, and became second Master in Bishop's College, Bristol; and Curate of St. John the Baptist, Broad Street, in that city. He became Incumbent of St. Saviour's, Coalpit Heath, 1845; of St. Mark's, Easton, Bristol, 1848; and Vicar of Kempsford, Gloucestershire, 1855. In 1868 he was preferred by the Crown to the important vicarage of Leeds on Dr. Atlay's appointment as Bishop of Hereford. He was several times Select Preacher at Cambridge. He was also Hon. Chaplain to the Queen (1867). In 1873 he was consecrate… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lamb of God, for sinners slain, By Thy mercy born again
Title: Lamb of God, for sinners slain
Author: James Russell Woodford
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English

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Lamb of God for sinners slain, By Thy mercy born again. Bishop J. R. Woodford. [Holy Baptism.] Published in his Hymns, &c, 1852, No. 55, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and repeated in the Parish Hymn Book, 1863 and 1875; the Sarum, 1868; the 1863 Appendix to the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Psalms & Hymns, No. 291, and others. In Skinner's Daily Service Hymnal, 1864, it is adapted for Holy Baptism, and for Confirmation, and in each case Skinner has attributed it to C. Wesley in error. The Sarum is also in error in giving the date of its composition as 1860.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #461Page Scan
School and Parish Hymnal: with tunes #190Page Scan
The Book of Praise for Church, School, and Home: Selections from the Prayer Book and Hymnal #d85
The Book of Praise for Sunday Schools: Selections from the Revised Prayer Book and Hymnal #d85
The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d121
The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #208aPage Scan
The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #208bPage Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892. (Ed. B) #543Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892... #543Page Scan
The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #543aTextPage Scan
The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #543bTextPage Scan
The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the of our Lord 1892..with music, as used in Trinity Church #543Page Scan
The Hymns from the Children's Hymnal; with a Service, for Sunday Schools #d123
The Junior Hymnal, Containing Sunday School and Luther League Liturgy and Hymns for the Sunday School #d144
The Lutheran Service Hymnal, issued under the auspices of the Army and Navy Commission of the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod #d40
The New Children's Hymnal #d171
The Parish School Hymnal #d169
The Sarum Hymnal #200



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