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65. And Can It Be That I Should Gain?

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, shouldst die for me?
Amazing love!
How can it be,
That Thou, my Godd, shouldst 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. [Chorus]

3 No condemnation now I dread,
I am my Lord's and He is mine;
Alive in Him my living Head,
And clothed in righteousness divine. [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: And can it be that I should gain
Title: And Can It Be That I Should Gain?
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Publication Date: 1970
Topic: Love Of God; Worship of God
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Amazing love! How can it be
Tune Information
Composer: Thomas Campbell, 1777-1844
Key: A♭ Major

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