O Come, Thou Stricken Lamb of God

O come, thou stricken Lamb of God

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Representative Text

1 O come, Thou stricken Lamb of God!
Who shed'st for us Thine own life-blood,
And teach us all Thy love: then pain
In life were sweet, and death were gain.

2 Take Thou our hearts, and let them be
Forever closed to all but Thee;
Thy willing servants, let us wear
The seal of love forever there.

3 How blest are they who still abide
Close sheltered by Thy watchful side;
Who life and strength from Thee receive,
And with Thee move, and in Thee live.

4 O Lord, enlarge our scanty thought,
To know the wonders Thou hast wrought;
Unloose our stamm'ring tongues to tell
Thy love, immense, unsearchable!

5 First-born of many brethren, Thou!
To whom both heaven and earth must bow;
Heirs of Thy shame and of Thy throne,
We bear Thy cross, and seek Thy crown.

Source: Hymns of Grace and Truth #113

Text Information

First Line: O come, thou stricken Lamb of God
Title: O Come, Thou Stricken Lamb of God
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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HURSLEY is a Protestant French Huguenot melody by an anonymous composer.

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #113

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