Scripture Verse

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

Introduction

portrait
Olof Olsson
1841–1900

Words: Ni­ko­laus De­ci­us, 1541 (O Lamm Gott­es un­schul­dig). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish by Ol­of Ols­son (1841–1900).

Music: O Lamm Gott­es Ni­ko­laus De­ci­us, 1541 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of De­ci­us (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Lyrics

O Lamb of God most holy,
On Calvary an offering,
Despisèd, meek and lowly,
Thou in Thy death and suffering
Our sins didst bear, our anguish;
The might of death didst vanquish;
Give us Thy peace, O Jesus!