O Son of man, our hero strong and tender

O Son of man, our hero strong and tender

Author: Frank Fletcher (c. 1924)
Published in 39 hymnals

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1. O Son of Man, our hero strong and tender,
Whose servants are the brave in all the earth,
Our living sacrifice to Thee we render,
Who sharest all our sorrows, all our mirth.

2. O feet so strong to climb the path of duty,
O lips divine that taught the words of truth,
Kind eyes that marked the lilies in their beauty,
And heart that kindled at the zeal of youth.

3. Lover of children, boyhood’s inspiration,
Of all mankind the Servant and the King;
O Lord of joy and hope and consolation,
To Thee our fears and joys and hopes we bring.

4. Not in our failures only and our sadness
We seek Thy presence, comforter and friend;
O rich man’s guest, be with us in our gladness,
O poor man’s mate, our lowliest tasks attend.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5332

Author: Frank Fletcher

Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, served as Assistant Master at Rugby (1894-1903), Master of Marlborough College (1903-11) (the first layman to hold that post), and Headmaster of Charterhouse, Godalming (1911-35). He was knighted for his distinguished career. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

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First Line: O Son of man, our hero strong and tender
Author: Frank Fletcher (c. 1924)
Refrain First Line: 11 10.11 10
Copyright: By permission of Frank Fletcher and the Oxford University Press

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Instances (39)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
American Student Hymnal #d240
At Worship, a hymnal for young churchmen #d202
Australian Hymn Book #175
Christian Hymnways #d129
Christian Worship: a hymnal #220
Christian Worship, a Hymnal. Special ed. #d341
Christian Worship and Praise #d329
Enlarged Songs of Praise #611
Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d231
Hymnal for Colleges and Schools. 3rd ed. #d230
Hymnbook for Christian Worship #147
Hymns for Creative Living #d121
Hymns for Worship #d138
Sing to the Lord: Hymns and Resources for Worship in Homes and Churches #d175
Singing Worship with Boys and Girls #d76
Singing Youth #d160
Songs for Christian Worship #d203
Songs for Worship #d132
Songs for Young and Old #d108
Songs of Praise for America #d80
Songs of Praise for Schools #d77
The Book of Common Praise, being the Hymn Book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #641
The Canadian Youth Hymnal #186
The Chapel Hymnal #d171
The Chapel Hymnal #d177
The Cyber Hymnal #5332TextAudioScore
The Hymnal #d371
The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #364Image
The Hymnal: Published by Authority of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d344
The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #129
The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #129
The Hymnbook #217
The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #d384
The New Church Hymnal #d316
The New Hymnal for American Youth #109
The New Hymnal for American Youth #109
The New Hymnal of Praise #d267
The Student Hymnary #d267
Youth Worship and Sing #d158