Our Savior bowed beneath the wave

Our Savior bowed beneath the wave

Author: Adoniram Judson
Published in 68 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Our Saviour bowed beneath the wave,
And meekly sought a watery grave;
Come, see the sacred path he trod
A path well pleasing to our God.

2 His voice we hear, his footsteps trace,
And hither come to seek his face,
To do his will, to feel his love,
And join our songs with those above.

3 Hosanna to the Lamb divine!
Let endless glories round him shine;
High o'er the heavens forever reign,
O Lamb of God for sinners slain.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1082

Author: Adoniram Judson

Adoniram Judson MA DD USA 1788-1850. Born at Malden, MA, his father being a Congregational pastor. He graduated from Brown University, Providence, RI, in 1807 and opened a school. He wrote an English grammar and mathematics textbook for girls. He then attended Andover Theological Seminary. studying Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. His friend, Jacob Eames, turned him from religion, but Eames died suddenly, and he Judson, shocked, turned back to God in 1808. In 1809 he became interested in missions. In 1810 he was licensed to preach by the Orange Vermont Congregational Association, preparatory to pastoral ministry. However, he had inclinations to overseas ministry, and, having failed to get an appointment from the London Missionary Society, pe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our Savior bowed beneath the wave
Author: Adoniram Judson
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain





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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The Baptist Hymnal #526

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