We pray thee, wounded Lamb of God

Translator: John Wesley

John Wesley, the son of Samuel, and brother of Charles Wesley, was born at Epworth, June 17, 1703. He was educated at the Charterhouse, London, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He became a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and graduated M.A. in 1726. At Oxford, he was one of the small band consisting of George Whitefield, Hames Hervey, Charles Wesley, and a few others, who were even then known for their piety; they were deridingly called "Methodists." After his ordination he went, in 1735, on a mission to Georgia. The mission was not successful, and he returned to England in 1738. From that time, his life was one of great labour, preaching the Gospel, and publishing his commentaries and other theological works. He died in London, in 17… Go to person page >

Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

Zinzendorf, Count Nicolaus Ludwig, the founder of the religious community of Herrnhut and the apostle of the United Brethren, was born at Dresden May 26, 1700. It is not often that noble blood and worldly wealth are allied with true piety and missionary zeal. Such, however, was the case with Count Zinzendorf. Spener, the father of Pietism, was his godfather; and Franke, the founder of the famous Orphan House, in Halle, was for several years his tutor. In 1731 Zinzendorf resigned all public duties and devoted himself to missionary work. He traveled extensively on the Continent, in Great Britain, and in America, preaching "Christ, and him crucified," and organizing societies of Moravian brethren. John Wesley is said to have been under obligat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We pray thee, wounded Lamb of God
Translator: John Wesley
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

Tune

HAMBURG

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) composed HAMBURG (named after the German city) in 1824. The tune was published in the 1825 edition of Mason's Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music. Mason indicated that the tune was based on a chant in the first Gregorian tone. HAMBURG is a very simple tune with…

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #300Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d836
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #346Page Scan
A Hymn and Prayer-Book: for the use of such Lutheran churches as Use the English language #113Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #146Page Scan
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #474Page Scan
Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: suited to the special seasons of the Christian year, and other occasions of public worship, as well as for use in the Sunday-school...With accompanying tunes #510Page Scan
Hymns of Worship: Designed for Use Especially in the Lecture Room, the Prayer Meeting and the Family #460Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #404Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1198
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1060Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1060Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1060Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1060Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1060Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #622Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d853
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #330Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #404Page Scan



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