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The wondrous story

O how wondrous is the story, How the matchless Son of God

Author: O. R. Barrows
Tune: [O how wondrous is the story]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh! how wondrous is the story!
How the matchless Son of God
Left His home of heav’nly glory, and for us
He interposed His precious blood.

Refrain:
Glory, glory hallelujah,
To the Lamb once slain upon the tree,
Now He pleads before His Father’s throne above,
And intercedes for you and me.

2 Oh! what love is here abounding!
How it human love transcends!
Jesus dies to bring His enemies to God,
To reconcile and make us friends. [Refrain]

3 Who will slight His tender pleading?
Who resist such melting love?
Come accept His free and full salvation now,
And then we’ll reign with Him above. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 5 #22

Author: O. R. Barrows

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Text Information

First Line: O how wondrous is the story, How the matchless Son of God
Title: The wondrous story
Author: O. R. Barrows
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glory, glory, hallelujah, to the Lamb once slain
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Crowning Day No. 5 #22

The Temple of Praise #d64

The Zion Songster for Sabbath School No.2 #d33

Page Scan

The Zion Songster for Sabbath Schools (Nos. 1 and 2 combined) #Z4

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