It Is Finished

Representative Text

1 'Tis finished! So the Savior cried,
And meekly bowed His head and died:
'Tis finished! yes, the race is run,
The battle fought, the vict'ry won.

2 'Tis finished! all that heav'n foretold
By prophets in the days of old;
And truths are opened to our view
That kings and prophets never knew.

3 'Tis finished! Son of God, Thy power
Hath triumphed in this awful hour;
And yet our eyes with sorrow see
That life to us was death to Thee.

4 'Tis finished! let the joyful sound
Be heard through all the nations round;
'Tis finished! let the triumph rise,
And swell the chorus of the skies.


Source: The Hymnal and Order of Service #110

Author: Samuel Stennett

Samuel Stennett was born at Exeter, in 1727. His father was pastor of a Baptist congregation in that city; afterwards of the Baptist Chapel, Little Wild Street, London. In this latter pastorate the son succeeded the father in 1758. He died in 1795. Dr. Stennett was the author of several doctrinal works, and a few hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: 'Tis finished; so the Savior cried, And meekly bowed His head and died
Title: It Is Finished
Author: Samuel Stennett
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O can it be he died for me
Copyright: Public Domain



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