Did Jesus Die for You and Me?

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1 Did Jesus die for you and me,
And did He suffer pain?
Why did He hang upon the tree
And take the sinner's blame?

2 O, yes, He died for all mankind,
Upon the cross of shame,
That sinners, through His love divine
Might plead His gracious name.

3 Worthy the Lamb, who bled and died
To save a world from death,
That justice might be satisfied
And bring man to his rest.

4 Do, Lord, give us the wings of faith
To mount above the sky,
That we may see that holy place
Where souls can never die.

Source: The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal: official hymnal of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church #140

Author: J. T. Gaskill

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First Line: Did Jesus die for you and me?
Title: Did Jesus Die for You and Me?
Author: J. T. Gaskill
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Though no firm documentation exists, ST. ANNE was probably composed by William Croft (PHH 149), possibly when he was organist from 1700-1711 at St. Anne's Church in Soho, London, England. (According to tradition, St. Anne was the mother of the Virgin Mary.) The tune was first published in A Suppleme…

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