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262. Thy Life Was Given for Me

1 Thy life was given for me;
Thy blood, O Lord, was shed,
That I might ransomed be,
And quickened from the dead:
Thy life was given for me;
What have I given for Thee?

2 Long years were spent for me
In weariness and woe,
That through eternity
Thy glory I might know:
Long years were spent for me;
Have I spent one for Thee?

3 And Thou hast brought to me,
Down from Thy home above,
Salvation full and free,
Thy pardon and Thy love:
Great gifts Thou broughtest me;
What have I brought to Thee?

4 O let my life be given,
My years for Thee be spent,
World fetters all be riven,
And joy with suffering blent!
Thou gavest Thyself for me;
I give myself to Thee.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Thy life was given for me
Title: Thy Life Was Given for Me
Author: Frances Ridley Havergal (1858)
Meter: 6. 6. 6. 6. 6. 6.
Publication Date: 1955
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Christ: Call; Commitment; Redemption (1 more...)
Source: Recast in Church Hymns, 1871
Tune Information
Name: SACRIFICE
Composer: Philip P. Bliss (1838-1876)
Meter: 6. 6. 6. 6. 6. 6.
Key: C Major



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