When Jesus Died to Save Us

Author (st. 1): Bland Tucker

Francis Bland Tucker (born Norfolk, Virginia, January 6, 1895). The son of a bishop and brother of a Presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, he was educated at the University of Virginia, B.A., 1914, and at Virginia Theological Seminary, B.D., 1920; D.D., 1944. He was ordained deacon in 1918, priest in 1920, after having served as a private in Evacuation Hospital No.15 of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. His first charge was as a rector of Grammer Parish, Brunswick County, in southern Virginia. From 1925 to 1945, he was rector of historic St. John's Church, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Then until retirement in 1967 he was rector of John Wesley's parish in Georgia, old Christ Church, Savannah. In "Reflecti… Go to person page >

Author (st. 2, attr.): John Donne

Donne, John, D.D., born in London, 1573, and educated as a Roman Catholic, but at the age of nineteen he embraced Anglicanism. He acted for some time as Secretary to Lord Chancellor Ellesmere. At the desire of King James he took Holy Orders, and rising to great fame as a preacher, had the offer of fourteen livings during the first year of his ministry. He was chosen, in 1617, preacher at Lincoln's Inn. In 1621 he became Dean of St. Paul's, and soon afterwards Vicar of St. Dunstan's in the West. Died in 1631, and was buried in St. Paul's. His work as a Poet and Divine is set forth by I. Walton in his Lives, He was the author of the plaintive hymn, "Wilt Thou forgive," &c. (q. v.). Donne's Poems (1633) have been recently edited in an admirabl… Go to person page >

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First Line: When Jesus died to save us
Title: When Jesus Died to Save Us
Author (st. 1): Bland Tucker
Author (st. 2, attr.): John Donne
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: St. 1 © The Church Pension Fund.

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Common Praise (1998) #55

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #535

The Hymnal 1982 #322

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