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Life for a Look

There is life for a look at the Crucified One (Hull)

Author: Amelia M. Hull
Tune: LATAKIA
Published in 91 hymnals

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1 There is life for a look at the crucified one,
There is life at this moment for thee;
Then look, sinner, look unto him and be saved,
Unto him who was nailed to the tree.

Refrain:
Look, look, look and live;
There is life for a look at the crucified one,
There is life at this moment for thee.

2 O why was he there as the bearer of sin,
If on Jesus thy sins were not laid?
O why from his side flowed the sin-cleansing blood,
If his dying thy debt had not paid?

3 It is not thy tears of repentance or prayers,
But the blood that atones for the soul;
On him then who shed it thou mayest at once
Thy weight of iniquities roll.

4 Then take with rejoicing from Jesus at once
The life everlasting he gives;
And know, with assurance, thou need’st never die
Since Jesus, thy righteousness, lives.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #271

Author: Amelia M. Hull

Hull, Amelia Matilda, daughter of William Thomas Hull, was born at Marpool Hall, Exmouth, circa 1825. Her publications include:— (1) Hymns by A. M. H., South Petherton, n.d. [1850]; (2) Heart Melodies, 1864; (3) The Silver Trumpet Answered; (4) Fruit from, the Tree of Life; (5) A Hymn-Book for Children; (6) Royal Musings concerning the King and His Work, n.d. [1884]. Miss Hull also contributed 22 hymns to Miss H. W. Soltau's Pleasant Hymns for Boys and Girls, n.d. [I860], From this collection her two popular hymns are taken:— 1. And is it true as I am told. The Good Shepherd. 2. There is life for a look at the Crucified One. Life in Christ. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology… Go to person page >

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First Line: There is life for a look at the Crucified One (Hull)
Title: Life for a Look
Author: Amelia M. Hull
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Look, look, look and live
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #6750
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Small Church Music #2038

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #271

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