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6517. Thou Dear Redeemer, Dying Lamb

1. Thou dear Redeemer, dying Lamb,
I love to hear of Thee;
No music like Thy charming name,
Is half so sweet to me,
Is half so sweet to me.

2. O let me ever hear Thy voice
In mercy to me speak!
And in my Priest, will I rejoice,
My great Melchizedek,
My great Melchizedek.

3. My Jesus shall be still my theme,
While in this world I stay;
I’ll sing my Jesus’ lovely name
When all things else decay,
When all things else decay.

4. When I appear in yonder cloud,
With all Thy favored throng,
Then I will sing more sweet, more loud,
And Christ shall be my song,
And Christ shall be my song.

Text Information
First Line: Thou dear Redeemer, dying Lamb
Title: Thou Dear Redeemer, Dying Lamb
Author: John Cennick (1743)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Source: Sacred Hymns for the Children of God in the Days of Their Pilgrimage, 1743
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Friedrich Burgmüller, 1804-1824 (arr.)
Meter: CM
Incipit: 51113 15353 13227
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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