My Crucified Lord

Now will I praise thy name and sing

Author: Francis A. Blackmer
Tune: [Now will I praise Thy name]
Published in 4 hymnals

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1. Now will I praise thy name,
And sing thy wondrous fame;
Thou who for sinners came,
My crucified Lord.

2. For me thy blood was spilt;
Thou didst remove my guilt;
And save I know thou wilt,
My crucified Lord.

3. Tho' men may mock and sneer,
For thee I'll suffer here,
For thou wilt soon appear,
My crucified Lord.

4. Till then for this I pine,
To see thy face divine,
And in thine image shine,
My crucified Lord.

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #212a

Author: Francis A. Blackmer

Blackmer, Francis Augustus. (Ware, Massachusetts, February 17, 1855--October 8, 1930, Somerville, Massachusetts). Advent Christian musician. His parents, Augustus and Jane Blackmer, were among those caught up in the excitement of the Millerite Movement. One son, Fred, became an Advent Christian minister. Francis, with a talent recognized at an early age, consecrated his own life to Christian service as a musician. He was immersed in baptism at the Adventist campmeeting in Springfield, Massachusetts, by Elder Miles Grant. His early years were spend in central Massachusetts, his schooling at Wilbraham Academy. He was largely self-taught in harmony and musical composition. He wrote the words and music to his first gospel song, "Out on the f… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now will I praise thy name and sing
Title: My Crucified Lord
Author: Francis A. Blackmer

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