292. What Wondrous Love Is This

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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 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 life
to lay aside his crown for my soul, for my soul,
to lay 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, O my soul, O my soul
Title: What Wondrous Love Is This
Meter: 12 9.12 9
Language: English
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Christ's Gracious Life: Passion and Death; Justifying Grace: Assurance; New Heaven and a New Earth: Death and Eternal Life (9 more...)
Source: USA folk hymn
Tune Information
Name: WONDROUS LOVE
Harmonizer: Paul J. Christiansen (1955)
Meter: 12 9.12 9
Incipit: 11724 54211 72576
Key: d minor or modal
Source: USA folk hymn
Copyright: Harm. © 1955, renewed 1983 Augsburg Publishing House



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