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O Such Wonderful Love

O the great love the dear Savior has shown

Author: I. N. McHose
Tune: [O the great love the dear Savior has shown]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O the great love the dear Savior has shown
To shamefully die on the tree,
Leaving his sceptre and beautiful throne
To rescue a sinner like me!

Oh, such wonderful love!
Oh, such wonderful love,
Jesus, my Savior, left sceptre and throne,
To rescue a sinner like me.

2 Palaces, mansions and inns had no room
For Christ, who so joyfully came
Down from yon heaven our path to illume,
And save us from sin and from shame. [Refrain]

3 Man of great sorrows and homeless was he,
But yet my Redeemer and Friend,
Pouring in infinite streams upon me,
A love that can nevermore end. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Matchless Love: for evangelistic services, devotional meetings and Sunday schools #95

Author: I. N. McHose

McHose, Isaac N. Born 1831/1832, Hellerstown, Pennsylvania. Some speculation on his identity. Co-editor with Kurzenknabe and Bentley on Gospel Trio of Sacred Song (1891). --Letters, family trees in DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O the great love the dear Savior has shown
Title: O Such Wonderful Love
Author: I. N. McHose
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O such wonderful love



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Gospel Songs for Men, a Collection of Quartets and Choruses for Male Voices #d67

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Hymn-Songs #19

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #142

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Songs of Matchless Love #95

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Songs of the Pentecost for the Forward Gospel Movement #153

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The Bow of Promise #57

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #812

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #85

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