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235. A man there lived in Galilee

1 A man there lived in Galilee
like no one else before,
for he alone from first to last
our flesh unsullied wore;
a perfect life of perfect deeds
once to the world was shown,
that everyone might mark his steps
and in them place their own.

2 A man there died on Calvary
above all others brave;
he gave to all, he saved and blessed,
himself he scorned to save;
no thought can gauge the weight of woe
on him, the sinless, laid;
we only know that with his death
our ransom price was paid.

3 A man there stands at God's right hand,
divine, yet human still;
that grand, heroic, peerless soul
death sought in vain to kill.
All power is his: supreme he rules
all realms of time and space;
yet still our human cares and needs
find in his heart a place.

Text Information
First Line: A man there lived in Galilee
Author: Somerset Corry Lowry, 1855-1932
Publication Date: 1999
Meter: 86.86 D
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Atonement; Christ's Sacrifice; Consummation in Christ (6 more...)
Language: English
Notes: Now Public Domain
Copyright: Words by permission of Oxford University Press
Tune Information
Composer: Martin Shaw, 1875-1958
Meter: 86.86 D
Key: F Major
Source: Tyrolese Carol Melody
Copyright: Music and arrangement from the "Oxford Book of Carols" by permission of Oxford University Press

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