434. Lamb of God, Pure and Holy

1 Lamb of God, pure and holy,
Who on the cross didst suffer,
Ever patient and lowly,
Thyself to scorn didst offer.
All sins Thou borest for us,
Else had despair reigned o'er us:
Have mercy on us, 0 Jesus! O, Jesus!

2 Lamb of God, pure and holy.
Who on the cross didst suffer,
Ever patient and lowly,
Thyself to scorn didst offer.
All sins Thou borest for us,
Else had despair reigned o'er us:
Have mercy on us, 0 Jesus! O, Jesus!

3 Lamb of God, pure and holy,
Who on the cross didst suffer,
Ever patient and lowly,
Thyself to scorn didst offer.
All sins Thou borest for us,
Else had despair reigned o'er us:
Thy peace be with us, 0 Jesus! O, Jesus!

Text Information
First Line: Lamb of God, pure and holy
Title: Lamb of God, Pure and Holy
Author: Nicolaus Decius, c. 1485-after 1546
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: 77 77 77 5 33
Scripture: John 1:29-36; Isaiah 53:6-7; 1 Peter 1:18-19; John 14:27
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Tr.)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: O LAMM GOTTES, UNSCHULDIG
Composer: Nicolaus Decius, c. 1485-after 1546
Meter: 77 77 77 5 33
Incipit: 13555 65512 34211
Key: D Major
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)



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