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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

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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.

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 >

Text Information

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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