1 God loved the world so that he gave
his only Son the lost to save
that all who would in him believe
should everlasting life receive.
2 Christ is the solid rock of faith,
who was made flesh and suffered death.
All who confide in him alone
are built on this chief cornerstone.
3 God would not have the sinner die;
his Son with saving grace is nigh.
His Spirit in the Word declares
that we in Christ are heaven's heirs.
4 Be of good cheer, for God's own Son
forgives the sins that you have done.
You're justified by Jesus' blood;
baptized, you are a child of God.
5 If you are sick, if death is near,
this truth your troubled heart can cheer:
Christ Jesus saves my soul from death;
this is the anchor of my faith!
6 Glory to God the Father, Son,
and Holy Spirit, Three in One!
To you, O blessèd Trinity,
be praise now and eternally!
Source: Christian Worship: Hymnal #570
|First Line:||God loved the world so that He gave|
|Title:||God Loved the World So that He Gave|
|German Title:||Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt|
|Source:||Heiliges Lippen- und Hertzens-Opffer, Stettin, c. 1778|