Lord, You Were Rich Beyond All Splendor
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Further Reflections on Scripture References
We are reminded of how the emptying of Christ is reflected in Philippians 2:5-11 and II Corinthians 8:9.
Stanza 3 speaks of Immanuel, and we think of Isaiah 7:14, and Matthew 1:22-23.
Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References
A sense of amazement pervades this song. Why would someone so rich become poor? It is for “love’s sake,” says stanza 1 and stanza 3 proclaims: “Lord you are love beyond all telling.” Our World Belongs to God, paragraph 5 says it is “with fierce love” that God holds this world and sent Jesus into the world.