165 - Mark How the Lamb of God's Self-Offering

Tune: Rendez à Dieu

Boy, the editors of this hymnal sure were in love with Rendez à Dieu.  I mean, it's a nice enough hymn tune, but it sure gets used a lot.  I've never understood why people include these oddly-metred versions of hymn tunes.  This is probably the original, with the original rhythm, but I have a hard time imagining congregations getting great pleasure out of singing it in its original lumpy metre.  But that's just me ...