O Lord, We Sing Thy Great Humility

O Lord, we sing Thy great humility

Author: Arthur T. Russell
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1 O Lord, we sing Thy great humility:
By Thee redeemed, our all we bring to Thee.
That we might live
Thou didst on Calvary give
Thy life for our salvation.
Oh great humiliation!

2 Before all worlds Thou art, who yet didst deign
To take our flesh and bow to mortal pain.
Thee crucified
Thy guilty foes deride:
O Lord, for their salvation
Was Thy humiliation!

3 No more let pride in us, O Jesu! dwell,
Or vainly shall our praise Thy sorrows tell.
May all like Thee
Now meek and lowly be:
So bless our contemplation
Of Thy humiliation.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9639

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, we sing Thy great humility
Title: O Lord, We Sing Thy Great Humility
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #9639
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The Cyber Hymnal #9639

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