Immanuel came as a child to the earth

Immanuel came as a child to the earth

Author: Ernest Lee Thompson
Tune: [Immanuel came as a child to the earth]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Immanuel came as a child to the earth,
His cradle a manger and lowly His birth;
The worship of angels, the wealth of the sky,
He left, gladly left, for a lost world to die.

Refrain:
O the price the Father paid!
O the sacrifice He made!
Who can tell the matchless worth
Of the poorest soul on earth?

2 If out of the firmament every star
Had gone as a ransom, ‘twere cheaper by far
Than that which He gave for a poor fallen race,
To purchase for sinners salvation by grace. [Refrain]

3 Redeemed without money—how great was the cost
To ransom the guilty, to rescue the lost!
What value, what worth could my God ever see
To pay such a price for a sinner like me! [Refrain]

4 O wonderful, wonderful story so true—
Poor sin-burdened soul, Jesus died to save you!
The price, precious price, has been paid for your soul,
And now He is asking: “Wilt thou be made whole?” [Refrain]

Source: Revival Hymns: a Collection of New and Standard Hymns for Gospel and social meetings, Sunday schools and Young People's Societies #118

Author: Ernest Lee Thompson

Methodist Episcopal minister Go to person page >

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First Line: Immanuel came as a child to the earth
Author: Ernest Lee Thompson
Refrain First Line: O the price the father paid



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