250. And Can It Be

1 And can it be that I should gain
An int'rest in the Savior's blood?
Died He for me, who caused His pain?
For me, who Him to death pursued?
Amazing love! how can it be
That Thou, my God, should die for me?

Chorus:
Amazing love! how can it be
That Thou, my God, should die for me!

2 He left His Father's throne above,
So free, so infinite His grace;
Emptied Himself of all but love,
And bled for Adam's helpless race.
'Tis mercy all, immense and free;
O praise my God, it reaches me.[Chorus]

3 Long my imprisoned spirit lay
Fast bound in sin and nature's night;
Thine eye diffused a quick'ning ray,
I woke the dungeon flamed with light.
My chains fell off, my heart was free;
I rose, went forth and followed Thee.[Chorus]

4 No condemnation now I dread;
Jesus, and all in Him is mine!
Alive in Him, my living Head,
And clothed in righteousness divine;
Bold I approach th'eternal throne
And claim the crown, through Christ, my own.[Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: And can it be that I should gain
Title: And Can It Be
Author: Charles Wesley
Publication Date: 2008
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8. with Chorus
Topic: Jesus, Savior
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Amazing love! how can it be
Tune Information
Name: SAGINA
Composer: Thomas Campbell
Arranger (last st. and choral ending): Dennis Allen
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8. with Chorus
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: Arr. © Copyright 2008 Van Ness Press, Inc. (ASCAP) (admin. by LifeWay Worship). All rights reserved.



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