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Buried with Christ in Baptism

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1 Jesus, mighty King in Zion!
Thou alone our Guide shalt be,
Thy commission we rely on;
We would follow none but thee.

2 As an emblem of thy passion,
And thy victory o’er the grave,
We, who know thy great salvation,
Are baptized beneath the wave.

3 Fearless of the world’s despising,
We the ancient path pursue;
Buried with our Lord, and rising
To a life divinely new.


Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #433

Author: John Fellows

Fellows, John. Date of birth unknown; d. 1785. He was the author of the following:— (1) Grace Triumphant, a Sacred Poem in nine books, 1770; (2) Bromsgrove Elegy, in blank verse, on the Death of Rev. G. Whitefield, 1771; (3) An Elegy on the Death of Dr. Gill, 1771; (4) Hymns on Believers' Baptism, Birmingham, 1773; (5) The Apostle Paul's Defence before Felix, in verse, 1775; (6) Hymns in a great variety of Metres, on the Perfection of the Word of God and the Gospel of Jesus Christ, 1776; (7) The History of the Holy Bible, attempted in easy verse, 4 vols., 1777; (8) Six Instructive Views of Believers' Baptism, a tract published both separately and as an Introduction to the 2nd edition of his “Hymns on Believers' Baptism" 1777; (9) A Fa… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, mighty King in Zion
Title: Buried with Christ in Baptism
Author: John Fellows
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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[Jesus, mighty King in Zion]


STUTTGART

STUTTGART was included in Psalmodia Sacra (1715), one of the most significant hymnals of the early sixteenth century [sic: eighteenth century]. Christian F. Witt (b. Altenburg, Germany, e. 1660; d. Altenburg, 1716) was an editor and compiler of that collection; about 100 (of the 774) tunes in that c…

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