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Christ died

I do not understand how it can be

Author: Frances Abernathy
Tune: [I do not understand how it can be]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I do not understand how it can be
That even Thou canst heal a soul like me;
But this I know, and in that surety hide,—
I only know Christ died.

Refrain:
O Lord, I come; I have no worth to plead,
I have no off’ring but my sinful need;
But O, to Thee who hath the way supplied,
I only say—Christ died!

2 So wasted and so lost my life has been,
I have no power to cleanse myself from sin;
And so to Thee, forgetting all my pride,
I humbly plead—Christ died. [Refrain]

3 And O, so mighty was the sacrifice,
So great th’atonement made for all our lives,
That this I know,—I shall not be denied,
Since ‘twas for me Christ died. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No.2 #113

Author: Frances Abernathy

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Text Information

First Line: I do not understand how it can be
Title: Christ died
Author: Frances Abernathy
Refrain First Line: O Lord, I come, I have no worth to plead

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Great Revival Hymns #60

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #113

Songs that Touch the Heart. Vol. 2 #d15

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