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Do you wonder I love Jesus

Representative Text

1 I was poor, and sad, and lonely when the Savior came my way;
In the path of sin He found me as He sought for those astray;
From my heart He rolled my burden, paid the price to set me free,
Do you wonder I love Jesus, when He did so much for me?

Refrain:
Do you wonder that I love Him
Who from bondage set me free,
Do you wonder I love Jesus,
When He did so much for me?

2 I was lost amid the darkness, not a friend to guide or cheer,
When to me, a helpless sinner, He in wondrous grace drew near!
In the hands to me extended cruel nail-prints I could see—
Do you wonder I love Jesus, when He did so much for me? [Refrain]

3 I am singing as I journey, for a path of joy is mine;
There is One who never leaves me, clothed with majesty divine.
Some glad day to realms of glory I shall go with Him to be
Do you wonder I love Jesus, when He did so much for me? [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #48

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I was poor, and sad, and lonely
Title: Do you wonder I love Jesus
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Do you wonder that I love him

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Williston Hymns #48

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