310 O saving Victim, opening wide

The Hymnal 1982 310

O saving Victim, opening wide

herr jesu christ
Thomas Aquinas, 1225?-1274; Edward Caswall, 1814-1878
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750
Tune Source(s)
Cantionale Germanicum, 1628 (melody)

1. O saving Victim, opening wide the gate of heaven to man below, our foes press on from every side, thine aid supply, thy strength bestow.

2. All praise and thanks to thee ascend for evermore, blest One in Three; O grant us life that shall not end in our true native land with thee.

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