The place called Calvary

O thou bleeding Lamb of God

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [O thou bleeding Lamb of God]
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O Thou bleeding Lamb of God,
Thou the path of death hast trod,
Pouring out Thy love for me,
At the place called Calvary.

Refrain:
Wonderful place called Calvary,
Wonderful place called Calvary;
Love, redeeming love, I see,
At the place called Calvary.

2 Flowing here the crimson tide,
Fount of blessing deep and wide,
Saviour, wash away my sin,
Bring Thy cleansing power within. [Refrain]

3 O the cruel pain He bore,
When the crown of thorns He wore;
Sinner, come; for you and me
Jesus died on Calvary. [Refrain]

4 Come, oh, come, for He'll receive
All who on His name believe;
Find salvation full and free,
At the place called Calvary. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #214

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O thou bleeding Lamb of God
Title: The place called Calvary
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Wonderful place called Calvary
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Christian Hymns No. 1 #137

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Crowning Day No. 4 #214

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Gospel Melodies #30

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Gospel Praises #183

Hymns of Assurance, Containing 50 New Gospel Songs #d76

Junior Praises #d41

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #207

Offering of Praise #d134

Revival Gems No. 1 #d48

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Songs of Service #93

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The Gospel Message No. 1 #126

The Gospel Message No. 1. Special ed. #d84

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The Voice of Praise No. 2 #95

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The Voice of Praise No. 3 #93

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