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314. What Wondrous Love Is This

1 What wondrous love is this, O my soul, O my soul!
What wondrous love is this, O my soul!
What wondrous love is this
That caused the Lord of bliss
To bear the dreadful curse for my soul, for my soul,
To bear the dreadful curse for my soul.

2 When I was sinking down, sinking down, sinking down,
When I was sinking down, sinking down,
When I was sinking down
Beneath God's righteous frown,
Christ laid aside His crown for my soul, for my soul,
Christ laid aside His crown for my soul.

3 To God and to the Lamb, I will sing, I will sing;
To God and to the Lamb, I will sing.
To God and to the Lamb
Who is the great "I AM";
While millions join the theme, I will sing, I will sing,
While millions join the theme, I will sing.

4 And when from death I'm free, I'll sing on, I'll sing on;
And when from death I'm free, I'll sing on.
And when from death I'm free,
I'll sing and joyful be;
And thro' eternity, I'll sing on, I'll sing on,
And thro' eternity I'll sing on.

Text Information
First Line: What wondrous love is this, O my soul, O my soul!
Title: What Wondrous Love Is This
Meter: 12.9.6.6.12.9.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1997
Topic: Christ: Atonement, Crucifixion, Suffering and Death
Source: American Folk Hymn
Tune Information
Name: WONDROUS LOVE
Meter: 12.9.6.6.12.9.
Key: d minor or modal
Source: William Walker's Southern Harmony, 1835



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