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515. "For God so loved!" Oh, wondrous theme! ("Glory to God the Father")

1. "For God so loved!" Oh, wondrous theme!
Oh! wondrous key to wondrous scheme!
A Saviour sent to sinful men — Glory to God the Father!

Glory to God the Father! Glory to God the Father!
Glory, Glory, Glory to God the Father!

2. In love God gave, in love Christ came,
That man might know the Father's name,
And in the Son salvation claim — Glory to God the Father!

Glory to God the Father! Glory to God the Father!
Glory, Glory, Glory to God the Father!

3. As man he tarried here below
The pow'r and love of God to show;
To help and heal all human woe — Glory to God the Father!

Glory to God the Father! Glory to God the Father!
Glory, Glory, Glory to God the Father!

4. Upon the cross His life He gave,
His people from their sins to save;
For them descended to the grave — Glory to God the Father!

Glory to God the Father! Glory to God the Father!
Glory, Glory, Glory to God the Father!

5. By God exalted from the dead,
He reigns on high the living head
Of ev'ry soul for whom He bled — Glory to God the Father!

Glory to God the Father! Glory to God the Father!
Glory, Glory, Glory to God the Father!

Text Information
First Line: "For God so loved!" Oh, wondrous theme!
Title: "For God so loved!" Oh, wondrous theme! ("Glory to God the Father")
Author: Daniel W. Whittle ("El Nathan")
Publication Date: 2009
Topic: God the Father; Father's Day; http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=60473&messages=3#967525
Source: Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6, 1892; Masato Sakurai at the Mudcat Café
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: GLORY TO GOD
Composer: James McGranahan



Media
MIDI file: Glory to God
(Transcribed from 1954 Sambika #506)
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




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