James W. Alexander). How does that visage languish which once was bright as morn! O Sacred Head Now Wounded Tr. O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, No comments: Post a Comment. What Thou, my Lord, hast suffered, was all for sinners’ gain; "O Sacred Head Now Wounded" by Selah "What thou, my Lord, has suffered was all for sinners' gain; mine, mine was the transgression, but thine the deadly pain. O SACRED HEAD, NOW WOUNDED Page 247 The Trinity Hymnal, p336 guitar fake book, same key P xx violin, same key F C G7 C F-G C E7 Am Esus E7 Am O sa- cred Head, now wound-ed… O Savior, do not chide me! Preview Add correction. Then let Thy presence cheer me, forsake me nevermore! James W. Alexander, 1830 - cred no - blest What Thou, my What Ian - guage Head, Brow Lord, shall now wound ed, With est, fered Was row To and hast 1 dear suf bor grief 0th all thank and for Thee, Now All Mine, O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; O sacred Head, what glory, what bliss till now was Thine! These are days set aside that we may call to remembrance what Christ has done for us. But it is true. Each was a meditation on a particular part of Christ's body--feet, knees, hands, sides, breast, heart and face. Who dieth thus dies well. I'm Liz Tolsma, a Christian fiction author. Look on me with Thy favor, vouchsafe to me Thy grace. The poem is often attributed to Bernard of Clairvaux (1091-1153), but is now attributed to the Medieval poet Arnulf of Leuven (died 1250). Lord, let me never, never outlive my love to Thee. O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Johann Pachelbel Jesus, Lamb of God, have mercy on us. Thy lips have often fed me with words of truth and love; From Thy red lips is banished the splendor that was there. O make me Thine forever, and should I fainting be, Yet, though despised and gory, I joy to call Thee mine. Hymn lists. Music files can be saved to your PC by 'right clicking' on the link and then 'Save Target as..'. O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; How pale Thou art with anguish, with sore abuse and scorn! O Sacred Head, Now Wounded A Minor 1. O, man of sorrows, beaten down Our brother's blood cries from the ground You bore our sin, we turned our eyеs From You, the Lamb of God [Verse 3] O, Sacred Body, wounded Now … Author: Bernard of Clairvaux. O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Public Domain. No comments: Post a Comment. by book of Bible. O Sacred Head, Bernard ofC1airvaux, 1091-1153 Now Wounded H. L. Hassler, 1564-1612 Adapted and harmonized by Johann Sebastian Bach, 1729 Tr. 12-century, French cleric and saint, Bernard of Clairvaux is the author of "O Sacred Head Now Wounded." The joy can never be spoken, above all joys beside, Bernard founded the Cistercian order of monks in the early 12th century. I'm Liz Tolsma, a Christian fiction author. 2. O Sacred Head, Now Wounded SW-Admin 2017-03-22T04:43:54-07:00. O 4. The seven cantos were used for the text of Dieterich Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostriaddressing the var… What Thou, my Lord, hast suffered, was all for sinners’ gain; Jesus, bearer of our sins, have mercy on us. Grim death, with cruel rigor, hath robbed Thee of Thy life; O Sacred Head, Bernard ofC1airvaux, 1091-1153 Now Wounded H. L. Hassler, 1564-1612 Adapted and harmonized by Johann Sebastian Bach, 1729 Tr. O Sacred Head, Now Wounded 1. O Sacred Head, Now Wounded; Christ Crowned with Thorns (1620) by Anthony van Dyck. by James W. Alexander (1830) Bass Hans Leo Hassler (1601) Arr. Then, in Thy deepest anguish, Thee in mine arms I'll clasp. “O Sacred Head Now Wounded” Dear Brethren, Thank God for Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Strumming: Fernando Ortega - O Sacred Head Now Wounded (chords) ... Each strumming once added, will be approved by the author, moderator, and user community before being published. ‘Tis I deserve Thy place; Music: Johann Walther (adapt. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Mine eyes shall then behold Thee, upon Thy cross shall dwell, O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Then, in Thy deepest anguish, Thee in mine arms I’ll clasp. James W. Alexander, revised in The Breaking Crucible, 1861 O Sacred Head, Now Wounded F G C O sacred Head, now wounded, Am E Am With grief and shame bow'd down, F G C Now scornfully surrounded Am E Am With thorns, Thine only crown. In 1830 a new translation of the hymn was made by an American Presbyterian minister, James Waddel Alexander(1804-1859). O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Public Domain. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Alexander's translation, beginning "O sacred head, now wounded," became one of the most widely used in … Yet, though despised and gory, I joy to call Thee mine. O Sacred Head Now Wounded Arnulf of Leuven (c. 1200–1250) abbot of the Cistercian abbey is the probable author of the Membra Jesu Nostri, a cycle of seven poems, each a meditation on one of the wounds of the crucified Christ.These poems are often ascribed to Bernard of Clairvaux, (1091-1153) for they are consistent with his spirituality. Yet, though despised and gory, I joy to call Thee mine. The hymn was first translated into English in 1752 by John Gambold (1711–1771), an Anglican vicar in Oxfordshire. O sacred Head, now wounded, With grief and shame weighed down; Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, thine only crown. How doth Thy visage languish that once was bright as morn! His translation begins, "O Head so full of bruises." 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The words were adapted over the centuries into hymns, in German as well as in English, and many churches still sing this hymn today. In a sense, this phrase is every bit as… Music: Johann Walther (adapt. This hymn, based on a long poem entitled “Hail Savior of the World,” contains stanzas addressing the various parts of Christ’s body hanging on the cross. Remind me of Thy passion when my last hour draws nigh. Thy Spirit oft hath led me to heavenly joys above. "O Sacred Head, Now Wounded" is a Christian Passion hymn based on a Latin text written during the Middle Ages. O sacred Head, now wounded, With grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded With thorns, thine only crown: How pale thou art with anguish, With sore abuse and scorn! Grim death, with cruel rigor, hath robbed Thee of Thy life; Includes Lenton/Easter coloring activity illustrating scenes about Holy Week and the Passion of The Lord. Men mock and taunt and jeer Thee, Thou noble countenance, When soul and body languish, oh, leave me not alone, This site is dedicated to restoring a love for traditional worship music and the "old-time" hymns. This site is dedicated to restoring a love for traditional worship music and the "old-time" hymns. Though mighty worlds shall fear Thee and flee before Thy glance. Display Title: O Sacred Head, Sore Wounded First Line: O sacred head sore wounded Tune Title: REDDING Author: Robert S. Bridges, 1844-1930; Paulus Gerhardt. Yet, though despised and gory, I joy to call thee mine. Remind me of Thy passion when my last hour draws nigh. Beside Thy cross expiring, I’d breathe my soul to Thee. O Savior, do not chide me! O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; O sacred Head, what glory, what bliss till now was Thine! O, man of sorrows, beaten down Our brother's blood cries from the ground You bore our sin, we turned our eyеs From You, the Lamb of God [Verse 3] O, Sacred Body, wounded Now … The harmonization used for "O Sacred Head, Now Wounded" is adapted from J. S. Bach's setting in St. Matthew Passion, 1729. 1. The true origins of “O sacred head, now wounded” are still debated. Thy lips have often fed me with words of truth and love; What Thou, my Lord, hast suffered, was all for sinners' gain; Great blessings Thou didst give me, O source of gifts divine. O 4. Now from Thy cheeks has vanished their color once so fair; Hans Hassler). Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Yet, though despised and gory, I joy to call Thee mine. James W. Alexander, 1830 - cred no - blest What Thou, my What Ian - guage Head, Brow Lord, shall now wound ed, With est, fered Was row To and hast 1 dear suf bor grief 0th all thank and for Thee, Now All Mine, The Story Behind O Sacred Head Now Wounded The words to this most beautiful hymn were penned by Bernard of Clairvaux who lived from 1091-1153. by James W. Alexander (1830) Alto Hans Leo Hassler (1601) Arr. How does that visage languish Which once was bright as morn! Em F C O sacred H O Sacred Head Now Wounded, an ancient hymn of the Christian church; Java Lake Applet of the Holy Face. How art thou pale with anguish, with sore abuse and scorn! Mine eyes shall then behold Thee, upon Thy cross shall dwell, When soul and body languish, oh, leave me not alone, What thou, my Lord, hast suffered Was all for sinners' gain. I cast me down before Thee, wrath were my rightful lot; What Thou, my Lord, hast suffered, was all … Here I will stand beside Thee, from Thee I will not part; Each was a meditation on a particular part of Christ's body--feet, knees, hands, sides, breast, heart and face. The hymn is based on a long medieval Latin poem, Salve mundi salutare, with stanzas addressing the various parts of Christ's body hanging on the Cross. My heart by faith enfolds Thee. O sacred Head, what glory, what bliss till now was thine! His translation begins, "O Head so full of bruises." Still others believe that the source is later still because the poem first appeared in an anonymous Latin manuscript from the 14th century. O sacred Head, once wounded Passion Chorale 76.76.D J.S. by James W. Alexander (1830) Alto Hans Leo Hassler (1601) Arr. O Sacred Head Now Wounded, an ancient hymn of the Christian church; Java Lake Applet of the Holy Face. 2. Beside Thy cross expiring, I'd breathe my soul to Thee. Who dieth thus dies well. 'Tis I deserve Thy place; Jesus, bearer of our sins, have mercy on us. What sac thou, lan near red my guage when --head Lord shall I now hast I am suf bor dy wound ed, fered row ing, ----to O with was grief all thank show and for thee, thy shame sin dear cross weighed ner's est to --down; gain: Friend, me; for now mine, and O Sacred Head Now Wounded Bernard of Claivaux & Hans Hassler The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. Then let Thy presence cheer me, forsake me nevermore! Paul Gerhardt was a great 17th century German hymn writer, although I must confess that this is the only one of his hymns that I recognized among the several that I found in American hymnals. Part of Gid's Place and Abigail's Awesome Family web site. Be 2. Hymn Story O Sacred Head, Now Wounded. James W. Alexander). Thy Spirit oft hath led me to heavenly joys above. O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Johann Pachelbel Jesus, Lamb of God, have mercy on us. O Sacred Head, Now Wounded SW-Admin 2017-03-22T04:43:54-07:00. Molested As A Child, Felt Hated By God, Died, Went To Heaven, Met Jesus And Came Back! When in Thy body broken I thus with safety hide. O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; How pale Thou art with anguish, with sore abuse and scorn! Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; How art thou pale with anguish, with sore abuse and scorn! What sac thou, lan near red my guage when --head Lord shall I now hast I am suf bor dy wound ed, fered row ing, ----to O with was grief all thank show and for thee, thy shame sin dear cross weighed ner's est to --down; gain: Friend, me; for now mine, and Correction: Misc Praise Songs - O Sacred Head Now Wounded (chords) Comment. ST. CHRISTOPHER Beneath the Cross of Jesus Beneath the cross of Jesus I fain would take my stand, the shadow of a mighty rock within a weary land; I cast me down before Thee, wrath were my rightful lot; When soul and body languish in death’s cold, cruel grasp, Great blessings Thou didst give me, O source of gifts divine. Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; Labels: O Sacred Head Now Wounded. They clothed him in a purple robe and went up to him again and again, saying, “Hail, king of the Jews!” And they slapped him in the face. Sacred Head Now Wounded for Lent-Easter preaching materials will assist your planning for the services and celebrations of the Lent and Easter season. ST. CHRISTOPHER Beneath the Cross of Jesus Beneath the cross of Jesus I fain would take my stand, the shadow of a mighty rock within a weary land; What language shall I borrow to thank Thee, dearest friend, O Sacred Head, Now Wounded is a Christian Passion hymn based on a Latin text written during the Middle Ages. Hymn lists. Now from Thy cheeks has vanished their color once so fair; The Story Behind O Sacred Head Now Wounded The words to this most beautiful hymn were penned by Bernard of Clairvaux who lived from 1091-1153. Still others believe that the source is later still because the poem first appeared in an anonymous Latin manuscript from the 14th century. O SACRED HEAD, NOW WOUNDED by William Boekestein • April 14, 2017 “They don’t write songs like that anymore.” It is not uncommon to hear an elderly man or woman utter these words whenever he or she thinks back on the “good ol’ days” of music. Lo, here I fall, my Savior! When nineteenth-century American Presbyterian pastor James Waddel Alexander wrote the lyrics of the hymn “O Sacred Head Now Wounded,” he created what has become the most popular of numerous English translations of seventeenth-century German Lutheran pastor Paul Gerhardt's hymn “O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden.” But take away mine anguish by virtue of Thine own! Yet, though despised and gory, I joy to call thee mine. Mine, mine was the transgression, but Thine the deadly pain. 12-century, French cleric and saint, Bernard of Clairvaux is the author of "O Sacred Head Now Wounded." Mine, mine was the transgression, but Thine the deadly pain. In 1830 a new translation of the hymn was made by an American Presbyterian minister, James Waddel Alexander (1804-1859). Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About the Author. The joy can never be spoken, above all joys beside, What Thou, my Lord, hast suffered, was all for sinners’ gain; Thus Thou hast lost Thy vigor, Thy strength in this sad strife. 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