1 Behold the amazing gift of love
the Father hath bestowed
on us, in calling us his own,
the children of our God!
2 Concealed as yet this honour lies,
by this dark world unknown,
a world that knew not, when he came,
even God's eternal Son.
3 High is the rank we now possess;
but higher we shall rise,
though what we shall hereafter be
is hid from mortal eyes:
4 Our souls, we know, when he appears,
shall bear his image bright;
for all his glory, full disclosed,
shall open to our sight.
5 A hope so great and so divine
may trials well endure;
and purge the soul from sense and sin,
as Christ himself is pure.
Source: Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #478
|First Line:||Behold th' amazing gift of love|
|Title:||Behold the Amazing Gift of Love|