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Thou Lamb of God, thou Prince of Peace

Thou Lamb of God, thou Prince of Peace

Translator: John Wesley; Author: Christian Friedrich Richter
Published in 73 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Thou Lamb of God, Thou Prince of Peace,
For Thee my thirsty soul doth pine;
My longing heart implores Thy grace;
O make me in Thy likeness shine!

2 With fraudless, even, humble mind,
Thy will in all things may I see;
In love be every wish resigned,
And hallowed my whole heart to Thee.

3 When pain o'er my weak flesh prevails,
With lamb-like patience arm my breast;
When grief my wounded soul assails,
In lowly meekness may I rest.

4 Close by Thy side still may I keep,
Howe'er life's various current flow;
With steadfast eye mark every step,
And follow Thee where'er Thou go.

5 Thou, Lord, the dreadful fight hast won;
Alone Thou hast the winepress trod;
In me Thy strengthening grace be shown;
O may I conquer through Thy blood!

6 So, when on Zion Thou shalt stand,
And all heaven's host adore their King,
Shall I be found at Thy right hand,
And free from pain Thy glories sing.

Source: Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #440

Translator: John Wesley

John Wesley, the son of Samuel, and brother of Charles Wesley, was born at Epworth, June 17, 1703. He was educated at the Charterhouse, London, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He became a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and graduated M.A. in 1726. At Oxford, he was one of the small band consisting of George Whitefield, Hames Hervey, Charles Wesley, and a few others, who were even then known for their piety; they were deridingly called "Methodists." After his ordination he went, in 1735, on a mission to Georgia. The mission was not successful, and he returned to England in 1738. From that time, his life was one of great labour, preaching the Gospel, and publishing his commentaries and other theological works. He died in London, in 17… Go to person page >

Author: Christian Friedrich Richter

Richter, Christian Friedrich, son of Sigismund Richter, Rath and Chancellor to Count von Promnitz at Sorau, in Brandenburg, was born at Sorau, Oct. 5, 1676. At the University of Halle he was first a student of medicine and then of theology. In 1698, A. H. Francke appointed him Inspector of the Paedagogium, and then made him, in 1699, physician in general to all his Institutions. In company with his younger brother, Dr. Christian Sigismund Richter, he made many chemical experiments, for which he prepared himself by special prayer; and invented many compounds which came into extensive use under the name of the “Halle Medicines," the most famous being the Essentia dulcis, which was a preparation of gold. He died at Halle, Oct. 5, 1711 (Koch,… Go to person page >

Tune

[Thou Lamb of God, thou Prince of Peace]


HEBRON (Mason)


LEYDEN (Costellow)

According to the Hymn Tune Index, LEYDEN was first published as HYMN 3 in Thomas Costellow's Sunday’s Amusement, a selection of sacred music, as sung at Bedford Chapel (London: E. Riley, ca. 1801).

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #396

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #338

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #235

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A Collection of Hymns #396

A Collection of Hymns #337

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #B.XIV

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A Pocket hymn-book, designed as a constant companion for the pious #CCLI

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A Pocket Hymn-book #251

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A Pocket Hymn-Book #CCLI

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #198

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #681

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Hymns for the Sick-Room #39

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #756

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Manual of Devotion #94

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New Hymn and Tune book #129b

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New Hymn and Tune Book #129b

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Oberlin social & sabbath school hymn book #134

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The Book of Worship #52

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The Christian Hymnal, Hymns with Tunes for the Services of the Church #32

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The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #175

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The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #134

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #150

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The Tribute of Praise #150

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The Tribute of Praise #150

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Wesleyan Hymn and Tune Book #32h

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #338

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #631

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #607

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors #155

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d585

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d854

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d861

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d861

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #651

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d606

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #396

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d530

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A New Selection of Hymns #83

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A Pocket Hymn Book #HXXI

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #568

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #681

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Hymns for Christian Melody #704

Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d247

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d505

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d251

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d251

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d242

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Songs of Pilgrimage #124

Spiritual Melodies #d311

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d431

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The Heart and Voice #53b

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #592

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The Melodeon #151

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d270

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d275

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The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved #CCII

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The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal #I.156

The Sacred Lyre #d301

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #403

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #403

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #440

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #631

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #338

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The Woman's Hymnal #36

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Methodist Hymn-Book #483

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Sacred Hymns and Tunes #229

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #568

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Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #338

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d795

Songs for the Lord's House #d469

The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d126

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A Collection of Hymns #L320

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