See the Lord of glory dying

See the Lord of glory dying

Author: J. Hart (1765)
Tune: LENA
Published in 66 hymnals

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See the Lord of glory dying!
See him gasping! hear him crying!
See his burdened bosom heave!
Look ye sinners, ye that hung him;
Look, how deep your sins have stung him;
Dying sinners, look and live.

Source: The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #149

Author: J. Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: See the Lord of glory dying
Author: J. Hart (1765)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Stanza 6 of the hymn "When the chosen tribes debated", entitled "The Brazen Serpent", by Joseph Hart, 1765.



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