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Wonderful love

How can it be, how can it be?

Author: N. F. Eno
Tune: [How can it be? How can it be?]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. How can it be? How can it be?
The story told on Calvary,
Where Jesus died upon the tree,
From sin and death to set us free.

Oh, it was love, 'twas wondrous love,
That bro't our Saviour from above
To give his life upon the tree,
From sin and death to set us free.

2. Why was it so? Why was it so?
That Jesus' blood should have to flow
This sinful, fallen race to save
From death eternal in the grave. [Chorus]

3. Why should he die? Why should he die?
For sinners vile who him deny
When he was pure and knew no sin,
Why should he die such souls to win? [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #178

Author: N. F. Eno

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Text Information

First Line: How can it be, how can it be?
Title: Wonderful love
Author: N. F. Eno
Refrain First Line: O it was love
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12543
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The Cyber Hymnal #12543

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