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500. I Will Sing the Wondrous Story

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1 I will sing the wondrous story
of the Christ who died for me,
how he left his home in glory
for the cross of Calvary.

Yes, I’ll sing, I'll sing the wondrous story
of the Christ who died for me;
yes, I'll sing it with the saints in glory
gathered by the crystal sea.

2 I was lost but Jesus found me,
found the sheep that went astray,
threw his loving arms around me,
drew me back into his way. (Refrain)

3 I was bruised but Jesus healed me,
faint was I from many a fall;
sight was gone, and fears possessed me,
but he freed me from them all. (Refrain)

4 Days of darkness still come o’er me;
sorrow’s path I often tread,
but the Savior still is with me;
by his hand I’m safely led. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: I will sing the wondrous story
Title: I Will Sing the Wondrous Story
Author: Francis H. Rowley (1886)
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: Philippians 2:8; Philippians 2:6-8; John 19:10; John 10:14; Luke 15:4-6; 1 Peter 2:25; Revelation 15:3
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yes, I'll sing, I'll sing the wondrous story
Tune Information
Arranger: Jack Schrader (1988)
Key: D♭ Major
Source: Traditional
Copyright: Music © 1989 Hope Publishing Company

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