Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.@John 1:29
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Lamb of God, Wallfahrtskirche, Steinhausen, Germany

Bartholomäus Helder (1585-1635) (O Lämmelein Gottes, Jesu Christ). Appeared in Cantionale Sacrum (Gotha, Germany: 1646), number 103; translated from German to English by August Crull, 1880, alt.

Weimar Carl P. E. Bach, 1784 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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August Crull (1845-1923)

O Jesus, Lamb of God, Thou art
The Life and Comfort of my heart.
A sinner poor I come to Thee
And bring my many sins with me.

O God, my sin indeed is great;
I groan beneath the dreadful weight;
Be merciful to me, I pray;
Take guilt and punishment away.

Saint John the Baptist points to Thee
And bids me cast my sin on Thee;
For Thou hast left Thy throne on high
To suffer for the world and die.

Help me to mend my ways, O Lord,
And gladly to obey Thy Word.
While here I live, abide with me;
And when I die, take me to Thee.