The Lamb Was Slain! Let Us Adore

The Lamb was slain, let us adore

Author: Gerhard Tersteegen
Tune: IN MEMORIAM (Dickinson)
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Gerhard Tersteegen

Tersteegen, Gerhard, a pious and useful mystic of the eighteenth century, was born at Mörs, Germany, November 25, 1697. He was carefully educated in his childhood, and then apprenticed (1715) to his older brother, a shopkeeper. He was religiously inclined from his youth, and upon coming of age he secured a humble cottage near Mühlheim, where he led a life of seclusion and self-denial for many years. At about thirty years of age he began to exhort and preach in private and public gatherings. His influence became very great, such was his reputation for piety and his success in talking, preaching, and writing concerning spiritual religion. He wrote one hundred and eleven hymns, most of which appeared in his Spiritual Flower Garden (1731). He… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lamb was slain, let us adore
Title: The Lamb Was Slain! Let Us Adore
Author: Gerhard Tersteegen
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d696

Gospel Hymns #d512

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #11

Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d310

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