Behold the Lamb of God! (Bridges)

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1) Behold the Lamb of God!
O Thou for sinners slain,
Let it not be in vain
That Thou hast died:
Thee for my Savior let me take,
My only refuge let me make
Thy pierced side.

2) Behold the Lamb of God!
Into the sacred flood
Of Thy most precious blood
My soul I cast:
Wash me and make me clean within,
And keep me pure from every sin,
Till life be past.

3) Behold the Lamb of God!
All hail, incarnate Word,
Thou everlasting Lord,
Savior most blessed;
Fill us with love that never faints,
Grant us with all Thy blessed saints
Eternal rest.

4) Behold the Lamb of God!
Worthy is He alone
To sit upon the Throne
Of God above;
One with the Ancient of all days,
One with the Comforter in praise,
All Light and Love.

Liedtext: Matthew Bridges (1800-1894)
Melodie: St. John,  John Bacchus Dykes (1823–1876)
Andere Melodie: Wigan, Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)


„Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.“ John 1:29

Weblinks und Verweise:

Notensatz, 4stimmig (pdf, St. John/Dykes, externer Link zu

Audiofile der Melodie (midi, Dykes, externer Link zu

Notensatz, 4stimmig (pdf, Wigan/Wesley, externer Link zu