Forgive, O Father!

"Forgive, O Father!" Jesus cries

Author: Arthur T. Russell
Tune: DA JESUS AN DES KREUZES
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 "Forgive, O Father!" Jesus cries;
Lord, may Thy prayer for us arise;
Cleanse us from our transgression:
Our guilt Thou knowest―Thou alone;
Accept, Lord, our confession.

2 Grant us ere long in paradise
On Thee to rest our joyful eyes;
This hope Thy death procurèd:
We had those dying pains deserved
Which thy great love endurèd.

3 Lord, by the thought of all Thy pain,
Turn us from pleasures false and vain;
Our love to Thee awaken,
O Thou for us upon the cross
Awhile of God forsaken!

4 When Thou in death didst bow Thine head,
Thou crièdest, "It is finishèd,"
The work of our salvation:
Oh who can worthily praise Thee,
Our great Propitiation!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9686

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: "Forgive, O Father!" Jesus cries
Title: Forgive, O Father!
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Meter: 88.78.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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