Living Lamb

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1 In vain we seek for peace with God
By methods of our own:
O Jesus, nothing but Thy blood
Can bring us to the throne.

2 'Tis Thine atoning sacrifice
Hath answered all demands;
And peace and pardon from the skies
Are blessings from Thy hands.

3 'Tis by Thy death we live, O Lord;
'Tis on Thy cross we rest:
Forever be Thy love adored,
Thy Name forever blest.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal and Order of Service #420

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #124Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #290Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #291Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #165Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #386Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d411
Chapel Hymns #d269
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family #64Page Scan
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family (2nd ed.) #64Page Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #98Page Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #98TextPage Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d503
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #761Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H112Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #112Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d350
Concordia: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs #122TextPage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #588Page Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #78Page Scan
Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d130
General Baptist Hymn Book #d255
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #88Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #88Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #142Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #142Page Scan
Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #251TextPage Scan
Hymnal: for churches and Sunday-schools of the Augustana Synod #251Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d133
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d221
Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #98Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d541
Hymns of the Church Militant #603Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #112Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d475
Plymouth Collection #d37
Precious Gems No. l #69Page Scan
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d196
Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d107
Prison Hymn Book #d164
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #613Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H225Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #129Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #188Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B188Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d300
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad508
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #435Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #435Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #435Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #435Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #435Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #232Page Scan
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d395
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #296Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d355
The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d297
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d407
The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #205Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #191Page Scan
The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #195Page Scan
The Devotional Hymn Book #d235
The Good Old Songs #d273
The Great Redemption in Songs New and Selected #d132
The Harp #303Page Scan
The Hymnal and Order of Service #420Text
The Hymnal and Order of Service #420Text
The Hymnal of the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. Text ed. #d244
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #103Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #55Page Scan
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #199Page Scan
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d289
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #272Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #272Page Scan
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #D447Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #280cPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d479
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #374Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d387
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d403
The Thanksgiving #d109
The Vestry Hymn Book #d224
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #256Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #377TextPage Scan
Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #277Page Scan



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