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What Raised the Wondrous Thought?

What raised the wondrous thought

Author: George V. Wigram
Tune: TRENTHAM
Published in 1 hymnal

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Full Text

1. What raised the wondrous thought,
Or who did it suggest,
That blood-bought saints to glory brought
Should with the Son be blest?

2. Father, the thought was Thine,
And only Thine could be—
Fruit of the wisdom, love divine,
Peculiar unto Thee.

3. For, sure, no other mind,
For thoughts so bold, so free,
Greatness or strength, could ever find;
Thine only it could be.

4. The motives, too, Thine own,
The plan, the counsel, Thine!
Made for Thy Son, bone of His bone,
In glory bright to shine.

5. O God, with great delight
Thy wondrous thought we see,
Upon His throne, in glory bright
The bride of Christ shall be.

6. Sealed with the Holy Ghost,
We triumph in that love,
Thy wondrous thought has made our boast
Glory with Christ above.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7650

Author: George V. Wigram

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Text Information

First Line: What raised the wondrous thought
Title: What Raised the Wondrous Thought?
Author: George V. Wigram
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

TRENTHAM

Robert Jackson (b, Oldham, Lancashire, England, 1842; d. Oldham, 1914) originally, composed TRENTHAM as a setting for Henry W. Baker's "O Perfect Life of Love" (380). Named for a village in Staffordshire, England, close to the town in which Jackson was born, the tune was published with the Baker tex…

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7650
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