The Lion of Judah

Representative Text

1 'Twas Jesus, my Saviour, who died on the tree
To open a fountain for sinners like me;
His blood is the fountain thath pardon bestows,
And cleanses the foulest wherever it flows.

Refrain:
For the conquering Saviour shall break ev'ry chain,
And give us the vict'ry again and again;
For the conquering Saviour shall break ev'ry chain,
And give us the vict'ry again and again

2 And when I was willing with all things to part,
He gave me my bounty, His love in my heart;
So now I am join'd with the conquering band
Who are marching to glory at Jesus’ command. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ round me the storms of adversity roll,
And the waves of destruction encompass my soul,
In vain this frail vessel the tempest shall toss,
My hopes rest secure on the blood of the Cross. [Refrain]

4 And when with the ransom'd of Jesus, my head,
From fountain to fountain I then shall be led,
I’ll fall at His feet and His mercy adore,
And sing of the blood of the Cross evermore. [Refrain]

5 Come, sinners, to Jesus! no longer delay;
A full free salvation He offers today;
Arouse your dark spirits, awake from your dream,
And Christ will support you in coming to Him. [Refrain]

Source: Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home #134a

Author: H. Q. Wilson

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Text Information

First Line: 'Twas Jesus, my Savior, who died on the tree
Title: The Lion of Judah
Author: H. Q. Wilson
Refrain First Line: For the Lion of Judah shall break every chain

Tune

[Twas Jesus, my Savior, who died on the tree] (Tucker)


[Twas Jesus, my Savior, who died on the tree] (Hull)


ST. DENIO

ST. DENIO is based on "Can mlynedd i nawr" ("A Hundred Years from Now"), a traditional Welsh ballad popular in the early nineteenth century. It was first published as a hymn tune in John Roberts's Caniadau y Cyssegr (Hymns of the Sanctuary, 1839). The tune title refers to St. Denis, the patron saint…

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Dew Drops of Sacred Song: gathered for the use of Sabbath schools #89a

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Precious Hymns #111

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Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home #134a

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Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home #134b

Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d350

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The American Hymn and Tune Book, Newly Revised and Especially Adapted to Vestry Use #d148

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The Casket of Sunday School Melodies, Complete. Compiled from Caskets Nos.1 and 2 with Several Additional Pieces #d188

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d381

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The Cyber Hymnal #10719

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The Revivalist: a Collection of Choice Revival Hymns and Tunes #63

The Silver Spray #d120

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The Soul Winner's Hallelujah Songs #d58

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The Timbrel: a collection of solos, duets and choruses, for Sunday schools #56

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d500

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The Y. M. Christian Association Hymn-Book, with Tunes. #92b

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