O Jesus, bruised and wounded more

O Jesus, bruised and wounded more

Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
Tune: FEDERAL STREET
Published in 26 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O JESUS, bruised and wounded more
Than bursted grape, or bread of wheat,
The Life of life within our souls,
The Cup of our salvation sweet!

2 We come to show Thy dying hour,
Thy streaming vein, Thy broken flesh;
And still the blood is warm to save.
And still the fragrant wounds are fresh.

3 O Heart! that with a double tide
Of blood and water maketh pure,
O Flesh! once offered on the cross,
The gift that makes our pardon sure;

4 Let never more our sinful souls
The anguish of Thy cross renew;
Nor forge again the cruel nails
That pierced Thy victim body through.

5 Come, Bread of heaven, to feed our souls.
And with Thee, Jesus enter in!
Come, Wine of God! and as we drink,
His precious blood wash out our sin!


Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #428

Author: Cecil Frances Alexander

Alexander, Cecil Frances, née Humphreys, second daughter of the late Major John Humphreys, Miltown House, co. Tyrone, Ireland, b. 1823, and married in 1850 to the Rt. Rev. W. Alexander, D.D., Bishop of Derry and Raphoe. Mrs. Alexander's hymns and poems number nearly 400. They are mostly for children, and were published in her Verses for Holy Seasons, with Preface by Dr. Hook, 1846; Poems on Subjects in the Old Testament, pt. i. 1854, pt. ii. 1857; Narrative Hymns for Village Schools, 1853; Hymns for Little Children, 1848; Hymns Descriptive and Devotional, 1858; The Legend of the Golden Prayers 1859; Moral Songs, N.B.; The Lord of the Forest and his Vassals, an Allegory, &c.; or contributed to the Lyra Anglicana, the S.P.C.K. Psalms and Hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Jesus, bruised and wounded more
Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

O Jesus bruised and Grounded more. Cecil F. Alexander. [Holy Communion.] Appeared in her work, The Legend of the Golden Prayers and other Poems, 1859, p. 143, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and entitled "Communion Hymn.” In the Lyra Anglicana, 1865, it was given as Pt. ii. of the hymn "He cometh, on yon hallowed board," Pt. i. being an addition of 6 stanzas to the original hymn. Each of these "Parts" is in common use as a separate hymn, the second part being the more popular of the two. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tune

FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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