Man of Sorrows Lyrics
"It is finished!" Man of sorrows!
From Thy cross our frailty borrows
Strength to bear and conquer thus.
While extended there, we view Thee:
Mighty Suff'rer, draw us to Thee,
Not in vain for us uplifted:
Man of Sorrows, wonder gifted
May that sacred emblem be.
Lifted high amid the ages:
Guide of heroes, saints, and sages,
May it guide us still to Thee.
Still to Thee, whose love unbounded
Sorrow's depth's for us has sounded,
Perfected by conflicts sore.
Honored be Thy cross forever:
Star, that points our high endeavor,
Whither Thou hast gone before!
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Man of Sorrows", David Georg Corner (1585-January 9, 1648), was born in Hirschberg, Silesia and became famous as a Priest, author, theologian, musician and composer.
Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Man of Sorrows
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Frederic Henry Hedge (December 12, 1805 to August 21, 1890)
Nationality of Author: American
Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: David Georg Corner (1585 to January 9, 1648)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: ""It is finished!" Man of sorrows! From Thy cross our frailty borrows"
First Publication Date: 1853