No weight of gold or silverAuthor: Timothy Dudley-Smith (1972)
Published in 6 hymnals
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1 No weight of gold or silver
can measure human worth;
no soul secures its ransom
with all the wealth of earth;
no sinners find their freedom
but by the gift unpriced:
the Lamb of God unblemished,
the precious blood of Christ.
2 Our sins, our griefs and troubles,
he bore and made his own;
we hid our faces from him,
rejected and alone.
His wounds are for our healing,
our peace is by his pain.
Behold, the Man of Sorrows,
the Lamb for sinners slain!
3 In Christ the past is over;
a new world now begins.
With him we rise to freedom
who saves us from our sins.
We live by faith in Jesus
to make his glory known.
Behold, the Man of Sorrows,
the Lamb upon his throne!
|First Line:||No weight of gold or silver|
|Title:||No Weight of Gold or Silver|
|Author:||Timothy Dudley-Smith (1972)|
|Copyright:||Text © 1984, Hope Publishing Co. All rights reserved. Used by permission|
st. 1 = 1 Pet. 1:18-19
st. 2 = Isa. 53:3-6, John 1:29
st. 3 = 2 Cor. 5:14, 17
Timothy Dudley-Smith (PHH 233) wrote this text during August 1972 at his seaside summer home in Ruan Minor, Cornwall, England. The text was first published in the British collection Psalm Praise (1973) as a psalm for Passion Week.
This strong text of testimony and encouragement points all sinners to Christ, the Lamb of God. It also encourages believers to continue the journey that will ultimately bring them to the throne of the Lamb in glory. The repeated phrase "Lamb of God" is John the Baptist's description of Christ as the fulfillment of the Old Testament Passover (John 1:29).
Lent; Holy Week; Easter; worship services of confession/forgiveness as well as other times in which we reflect on Christ's redemptive work.
--Psalter Hymnal Handbook
|Instances (6)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|Church Family Worship #223||No weight of gold or silver||184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11||1988|
|Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #138b||No weight of gold or silver||Timothy Dudley-Smith (born 1926)||Norman Warren (born 1934)||18.104.22.168 D||1 Peter 1:18-19||MORDEN PARK||d minor or modal||1987|
|Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #138a||No weight of gold or silver||Timothy Dudley-Smith (born 1926)||Noël Tredinnick (born 1949)||22.214.171.124 D||1 Peter 1:18-19||ARGENT||1987|
|Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #374||No weight of gold or silver||No Weight of Gold or Silver||Timothy Dudley-Smith||Adrian Hartog||126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52||Isaiah 53:3-6; 1 Peter 1:18-19; 2 Corinthians 5:18; 1 Peter 1:19||PASTORALE||D Major||English||1987|
|Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #181||No weight of gold or silver||184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11||1999|
|Together in Song: Australian Hymn Book II #249||No weight of gold or silver||18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124||1999|