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O the wondrous love the Father shows

O the wondrous love the Father shows

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [O the wondrous love the Father shows]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O the wondrous love the Father shows
Unto us unworthy His to be,
For we have been made the sons of God
Thro’ Christ of Calvary.

Refrain:
Behold, what manner of love,
Behold, what manner of love,
the Father has bestowed upon us,
that we should be called the child of God,
the children of God.

2 When He shall appear what we shall be
Fills the soul with joy and bliss divine,
We shall be like Him whose own we are,
And in His beauty shine. [Refrain]

3 Hopefully we wait for that glad day,
When He shall appear His own to greet,
Ready may we be, true sons indeed,
With joy our Lord to meet. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #295

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

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First Line: O the wondrous love the Father shows
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: Behold, what manner of love

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