There is a green hill far awayAuthor: Cecil F. Alexander (1848)
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1 There is a green hill far away,
Without a city wall,
Where the dear Lord was crucified
Who died to save us all.
2 We may not know, we cannot tell,
What pains He had to bear;
But we believe it was for us
He hung and suffered there.
3 He died that we might be forgiven,
He died to make us good,
That we might go at last to heaven,
Saved by His precious blood.
4 There was no other good enough
To pay the price of sin,
He only could unlock the gate
Of heaven, and let us in.
5 O dearly, dearly has He loved,
And we must love Him too,
And trust in His redeeming blood,
And try His works to do.
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871
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|Author:||Cecil F. Alexander (1848)|
There is a green hill far away. Cecil F. Alexander, née Humphreys. [Good Friday.] First published in her Hymns for Little Children, 1848, p. 31, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and based upon the words "Suffered under Pontius Pilate, was Crucified, Dead, and Buried," of the Apostles' Creed. It is an exceedingly popular children's hymn, and is in extensive use.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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|Instances (19)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|Church Family Worship #219||There is a green hill far away||18.104.22.168||1988|
|Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #244||There is a green hill far away||2000|
|Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #380||There is a green hill far away||Cecil Frances Alexander (1818-1895)||William Horsley (1774-1858)||22.214.171.124||1 Corinthians 6:20; 1 Corinthians 15:3; 1 John 4:11; 1 John 4:19; 1 Peter 1:19; 1 Peter 2:23-24; Ephesians 5:2; Hebrews 10:19-20; Hebrews 13:12-13; John 13:1; John 14:12; John 19:17-30; Luke 23:33-48; Mark 10:38; Mark 15:21-39; Matthew 27:33-35; Revelation 1:18||HORSLEY||E Flat Major||English||2005|
|Common Praise (1998) #202||There is a green hill far away||There Is a Green Hill Far Away||Cecil Frances Alexander (1818-1895)||William Horsley (1744-1858)||126.96.36.199||Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12; 2 Corinthians 5:1-15; Hebrews 1:1-4; Hebrews 2:5-12; Hebrews 10:16-25; Hebrews 13:1-16; 1 Peter 2:19-25; 1 Peter 3:13-22; Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12; 2 Corinthians 5:1-15; Hebrews 1:1-4; Hebrews 2:5-12; Hebrews 10:16-25; Hebrews 13:1-16; 1 Peter 2:19-25; 1 Peter 3:13-22||HORSLEY||E Flat Major||1998|
|Complete Anglican Hymns Old & New #671||There is a green hill far away||There is a green hill far away||2000|
|Complete Mission Praise #674||There is a green hill far away||188.8.131.52||2000|
|Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #167||There is a green hill far away||Cecil Frances Alexander, 1818-1895||William Horsley, 1744-1858||184.108.40.206||HORSLEY||D Major||English||1985|
|Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #137||There is a green hill far away||220.127.116.11||1983|
|Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #148||There is a green hill far away||Cecil F. Alexander (1818-1895)||W. Horsley (1774-1858)||HORSLEY||E Flat Major||1987|
|Hymns of Faith #152||There is a green hill far away||There Is a Green Hill Far Away||O dearly, dearly has He loved||Cecil F. Alexander||George C. Stebbins||Luke 23:33; Acts 4:12; Hebrews 13:12; 1 Peter 3:18||[There is a green hill far away]||E Flat Major||1980|
|Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #499||There is a green hill far away||18.104.22.168||1996|
|Rejoice in the Lord #306||There is a green hill far away||There Is a Green Hill Far Away||Cecil Frances Alexander||William Horsley||22.214.171.124||Luke 23:33; Mark 15:25; Matthew 26:35; John 19:18||HORSLEY||D Major||English||1985|
|Revival Hymns and Choruses #192||There is a green hill far away||There Is a Green Hill Far Away||O dearly, dearly has He loved!||Cecil F. Alexander, 1818-1895||George C. Stebbins, 1846-1945||GREEN HILL||E Flat Major||English||1982|
|Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #164||There is a green hill far away||HORSLEY||1985|
|Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #388||There is a green hill far away||126.96.36.199||1999|
|The Christian Life Hymnal #160||There is a green hill far away||Horsley||2006|
|Together in Song: Australian Hymn Book II #350||There is a green hill far away||188.8.131.52||1999|
|Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #256||There is a green hill far away||There Is a Green Hill Far Away||Cecil F. Alexander||John H. Gower||184.108.40.206||Romans 5:6-11; Hebrews 13:12-13||MEDITATION||E Major||English||1990|
|Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #152||There is a green hill far away||There Is a Green Hill Far Away||Cecil Frances Alexander||William Horsley||220.127.116.11||HORSLEY||D Major||English||1996|