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This rite our blest Redeemer gave

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1 This rite our blest Redeemer gave
To all in him believing;
He bids us seek this hallowed grave,
To his example cleaving.

I'll follow now my glorious Lord,
Whate'er the ties I sever;
He saves my soul, he's left his word
To guide me now and ever.

2 For me the cross and shame to bear,
Dear Saviour, thou wast willing;
Nor would I shrink thy yoke to wear,
All righteousness fulfilling. [Chorus]

3 Jesus to thee we yield our all;
In thy kind arms enfold us;
Our hearts are fixed, no fears appall,
Thy gracious power shall hold us. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #461

Author: S. Dryden Phelps

Phelps, Sylvanus Dryden, D.D., was born at Suffield, Connecticut, May 15, 1816, and educated at Brown University, where he graduated in 1844. In 1846 he became pastor of the first Baptist Church, New Haven. Dr. Phelps is the Editor of The Christian Secretary, Hartford. His publications include, Eloquence of Nature, and Other Poems, 1842; Sunlight and Hearthlight, 1856; the Poet's Song, 1867, &c. He is the author of the following hymns:— 1. Christ, Who came my soul to save. Holy Baptism. 2. Did Jesus weep for me? Lent. 3. Saviour, Thy dying love. Passiontide. 4. Sons of day, arise from slumber. Home Missions. 5. This rite our blest Redeemer gave. Holy Baptism. Of these Nos. 1 and 4 appeared in the Baptist ed. of the Ply… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: This rite our blest Redeemer gave
Author: S. Dryden Phelps
Refrain First Line: I'll follow then [now] my glorious Lord
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 25 of 25)

Baptist Hymnal (1956) #384

Christ in Song #d585

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Christ in Song #461

Christian Hymnal #d487

Church Hymns and Tunes for use in Baptist Churches #d555

Gloria in Excelsis #d682

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Hymns and Tunes #153

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1125

Hymns of Grace #d446

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In Excelsis #651

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In Excelsis #a651

Spiritual Songs and Hymns, for Use in All Gospel Services #d588

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Sursum Corda #685

The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d492

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #754

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #274.754

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The Baptist Hymn Book #754

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #501

The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book #51

The Devotional Hymn Book #d481

The Gospel Alarm #d172

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The New Laudes Domini #1016

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d635

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #216

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1093

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