Scripture Verse

One shall say unto Him, What are these wounds in Thine hands? Then He shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of My friends. Zechariah 13:6

Introduction

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Thomas Campbell
(1777–1844)

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), num­ber 1442.

Music: Sa­gi­na Tho­mas Camp­bell, Bou­quet 1825 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

What are these wounds, so deep, so wide,
That in Thy sacred hands appear?

By My own nation crucified,
By My own friends I suffer here:
My household foes, who bear My name,
Have nailed Me to this shameful tree;
And every day I wounded am,
Thou poor, backsliding soul—by thee!