O World, Behold Him Dying

O world, behold Him dying

Author: Arthur T. Russell
Tune: O WELT, SIEH HIER
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 O world, behold Him dying
Who is thy life supplying;
Behold! He dies for Thee:
He who in glory reigneth,
No scorn, no shame disdaineth,
From endless death my soul to free.

2 Now from my Savior floweth
The blood His love betstoweth
On us, that we may live!
What grief His Spirit rendeth!
Whilst thus He condescendeth
His life for us His foes to give!

3 Of His own will He dieth,
Who to His Father crieth,
O Father! mercy show:
Come, children of transgression;
To Jesus make confession;
Your all to His great love you owe.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9666

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 >

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First Line: O world, behold Him dying
Title: O World, Behold Him Dying
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Meter: 776.778
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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