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169. 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 through eternity I'll sing on, I'll sing on,
and through eternity I'll sing on.

Text Information
First Line: What wondrous love is this
Title: What Wondrous Love Is This
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: 12 9 12 12 9
Scripture:
Topic: Singing God's Story: Lent / Suffering and Death of Christ
Source: S. Mead's A General Selection, 1811
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: WONDROUS LOVE
Harmonizer: Richard L. Van Oss (1992)
Meter: 12 9 12 12 9
Incipit: 11724 54211 72576
Key: d minor
Source: W. Walker's Southern Harmony, 1835
Copyright: Harm. © 1994, CRC Publications.



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