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[Ah, poor sinner, think of Calv'ry]

Composer: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Arranger: Alice J. Dillon

(no biographical information available about Alice J. Dillon.) Go to person page >

Harmonizer: Andrew L. Byers

Andrew Linnaeus Byers was born on Au­gust 26, 1869 in Al­bany, Il­li­nois. Byers’ mo­ther was song writer Nancy By­ers. In 1890 he became involved with Daniel War­ner & Bar­ney War­ren in evan­gel­is­tic work; later joined the Gos­pel Trump­et pub­lish­ing com­pa­ny as mu­sic ed­it­or for a year. He left that work because of health problems and worked as an evan­gel­ist and pastor in Ida­ho & Or­e­gon be­fore tak­ing a pas­tor­ate in Sac­ra­men­to, Cal­i­for­nia, in 1934. He died on November 9, 1952 in Sacramento, California. His works in­clude: Birth of a Reformation: The Life and La­bors of D. S. War­ner, 1922 NN, Hymnary. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Anonymous
Arranger: Alice J. Dillon
Harmonizer: Andrew L. Byers
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Key: B♭ Major

Texts

Behold the Dying Savior

Ah, poor sinner, think of Calv’ry,
Of the One who suffered there;
Do you know He died in mercy,
All your load of guilt to bear?

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Instances

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Timeless Truths #128Text
Include 3 pre-1979 instances



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