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Our sins, our sorrows, Lord, were laid on Thee

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1 Our sins, our sorrows, Lord, were laid on Thee;
Thy stripes have healed, Thy bonds have set us free;
And now Thy toil is o’er; Thy grief and pain
Have passed away; the veil is rent in twain.

2 Now hast Thou laid Thee down in perfect peace
Where all the wicked from their troubling cease,
And tranquil Sabbath in the grave to keep;
Thy Father giveth His Belovèd sleep.

3 Yet in Thy glory, on the throne above,
Thou wast abiding ever, Love of love,
Eternal, filling all created things
With Thine own presence, Jesus, King of kings!

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal and Order of Service #121

Author: Edward W. Eddis

Eddis, Edward William, a member of the Catholic Apostolic Church, commonly known as the "Irvingites," compiled for the use of their congregations, and published in 1864, Hymns for the Use of the Churches (London, Bosworth & Harrison). It contained 205 hymns, of which nineteen were his original compositions, and two translations. The 2nd edition, in a revised form with 320 hymns and 44 doxologies, was published in 1871 (London, J. Strangeways). To this he contributed forty new hymns and one translation, thus making 62 hymns. All these are signed "E. W. Eddis." Very few are found in any other collection. The exceptions include "O brightness of the Immortal Father's Face " (translation from the Greek); "In us the hope of glory" (The Second Adv… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Our sins, our sorrows, Lord, were laid on Thee
Author: Edward W. Eddis
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

LANGRAN

LANGRAN (also known as ST. AGNES) was composed by James Langran (b. London, England, 1835; d. London, 1909) and first published by Novello in a pamplet in 1861 as a setting for the hymn text "Abide with Me." Several other texts have also been set to the tune, which is one of Langran's best. Sing it…

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EVENTIDE (Monk)

According to some sources, William H. Monk (PHH 332) wrote EVENTIDE for Lyte's text in ten minutes. As the story goes, Monk was attending a hymnal committee meeting for the 1861 edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern of which he was music editor. Realizing that this text had no tune, Monk sat down at t…

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