So far in 2022, 11 million people from 200-plus countries around the world have benefitted from the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. You can donate online at our secure giving site. Or, if you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to:, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. May the hope, love, joy and peace of Advent be yours this day and always.

O thou whose all redeeming might

O thou whose all redeeming might

Author: Richard Meux Benson
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. O Thou whose all redeeming might
Crowns every chief in faith’s true fight,
On this commemoration day
Hear us, good Jesu, while we pray.

2. In faithful strife for Thy dear name
Thy servant earned the saintly fame,
Which pious hearts with praise revere
In constant memory year by year.

3. Earth’s fleeting joys he counted naught,
For higher, truer joys he sought,
And now, with angels round the Thy throne,
Unfading treasures are his own.

4. O grant that we, most gracious God,
May follow in the steps he trod;
And, freed from every stain of sin,
As he hath won may also win.

5. To Thee, O Christ, our loving king,
All glory, praise, and thanks we bring;
Whom with the Father we adore
And Holy Ghost forevermore.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5420

Author: Richard Meux Benson

The Rev. Richard M. Benson was a clergyman of the Church of England, and was one of the "Cowley Brothers." He spent some time in 1870-71 in the United States, labouring with zeal and success in several dioceses. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O thou whose all redeeming might
Author: Richard Meux Benson
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Benson, Richard Meux, M.A., educated at Christ Church, Oxford; B.A., in honours, 1847, M.A., 1849. On taking Holy Orders, he became curate of St. Mark's, Surbiton, 1849; and Vicar of Cowley, Oxford, 1850. He is also Student of Christ Church, Oxford. His works include The Wisdom of the Son of David; Redemption, 1861; The Divine Rule of Prayer; and others. His hymns, “O Thou whose all redeeming might," a translation of "Jesu, Redemptor omnium," q, v., and "Praise to God Who reigns above," were contributed to Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1861.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



The Cyber Hymnal #5420
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #5420

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support