Doxology

Now to the Lamb that once was slain

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: LEA
Published in 39 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Now to the Lamb that once was slain
Be endless blessings paid;
Salvation, glory, joy, remain
For ever on His head!

2 Thou hast redeemed our souls with Blood,
Has set the prisoners free,
Hast made us kings and priests to God,
And we shall reign with Thee.

Source: Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #165

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Notes

Now to the Lamb that once was slain. Part of "Behold the glories of the Lamb," p. 128, ii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Instances

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Better Than Pearls: sacred songs expressly adapted for gospel meetings #144

Christian Hymns to be used by the Children of God. 2nd ed. #d136

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #165

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #165

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #287

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Hymns for the Camp. (3rd ed. rev. and enl.) #150

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Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #163

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d740

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d295

New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d39

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School and Parish Hymnal: with tunes #100

Soendagsskol-Bok, innehallande, Liturgi, Laesordning, och Sanger #d190

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #55

Songs of Salvation. Work songs #d140

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #20a

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #529

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d149

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #113a

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #113b

The Christian Lyre #d272

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The Harp #349

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The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #385

The Hymns from the Children's Hymnal; with a Service, for Sunday Schools #d151

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #265

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d324

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