A Throne for Calvary

O the wondrous story of a Savior's love

Author: Frederick W. Vandersloot (1909)
Tune: [O the wondrous story of a Savior's love]
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1. O the wondrous story of a Savior’s love,
Coming from a throne to Calvary;
Leaving all the glories of that home above,
Died to save and set a lost world free.

O love divine, His love to prove,
Christ paid the debt for you and me;
All praise to His redeeming love,
He left a throne for Calvary.

2. Thro’ God’s tender mercy and His boundless love,
Jesus left a throne for Calvary;
But he conquered death, and lives, and reigns above,
Now His blood atones for you and me. [Refrain]

3. O the precious knowledge of a Savior’s love,
And a peace the world cannot destroy;
While the blest assurance of a home above,
Fills the heart and soul with praise and joy. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6705

Author: Frederick W. Vandersloot

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Text Information

First Line: O the wondrous story of a Savior's love
Title: A Throne for Calvary
Author: Frederick W. Vandersloot (1909)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O love divine, His love to prove
Copyright: Public Domain


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