O thou who hast died to redeem us from hell

O thou who hast died to redeem us from hell

Author: Leonard Bacon
Tune: GOSHEN
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Leonard Bacon

Leonard Bacon, D.D., was born in Detroit (where his father was a missionary to the Indians), February 19, 1802, and educated at Yale college and at Andover. In 1825 he was ordained Pastor of the Centre Church, New Haven, and retained that charge until 1866, when he was appointed Professor of Theology in Yale Divinity School. This professorship he resigned in 1871; but till his death in 1881, he was Lecturer on Church Polity. He died December 23, 1881. Dr. Bacon rendered important service to hymnology both as writer and compiler. While a student at Andover, he edited an important and now rare tract entitled Hymns and Sacred Songs for the Monthly Concert [of Prayer for Missions], Andover, September 1823. This contained the three hymns fo… Go to person page >

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Author: Leonard Bacon

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Leonard Bacon, D.D., was born in Detroit (where his father was a missionary to the Indians), February 19, 1802, and educated at Yale college and at Andover. In 1825 he was ordained Pastor of the Centre Church, New Haven, and retained that charge until 1866, when he was appointed Professor of Theology in Yale Divinity School. This professorship he resigned in 1871; but till his death in 1881, he was Lecturer on Church Polity. He died December 23, 1881. Dr. Bacon rendered important service to hymnology both as writer and compiler. While a student at Andover, he edited an important and now rare tract entitled Hymns and Sacred Songs for the Monthly Concert [of Prayer for Missions], Andover, September 1823. This contained the three hymns following, which are his:-

  • O Thou Who hast died to redeem us from hell. Holy Communion.

    --Excerpt from John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

  • Tune

    GOSHEN

    ST. MICHAEL'S is an anonymous tune first published by William Gawler (b. Lambeth, London, England, 1750; d. London, 1809) in 1789 in his London collection Hymns and Psalms Used at the Asylum for Female Orphans (1785-1789). Gawler was organist at the Asylum of Refuge for French Orphans in Lambeth, th…

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    Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d137
    Chapel Hymns #d424
    Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #1092
    Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H551Page Scan
    Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad846
    Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1103Page Scan
    Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1103Page Scan
    Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1103Page Scan
    Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1103Page Scan
    Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1115Page Scan
    The Church-Book #d341
    The Service of Praise #d228



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