Love Found a Way

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1 Wonderful love that rescued me,
Sunk deep in sin,
Guilty and vile as I could be
No hope within;
When ev'ry ray of light had fled,
O glorious day!
Raising my soul from out the dead,
Love found a way.

Love found a way to redeem my soul,
Love found a way that could make me whole;
Love sent my Lord to the cross of shame,
Love found a way, O praise His holy name!

2 Love bro't my Saviour here to die
On Calvary,
For such a sinful wretch as I,
How can it be?
Love bridged the gulf 'twixt me and Heav'n,
Taught me to pray;
I am redeemed, set free, forgiv'n,
Love found a way. [Refrain]

3 Love opened wide the gates of light
To Heav'n's domain,
Where in eternal pow'r and might
Jesus shall reign;
Love lifted me from depths of woe
To endless day,
There was no help in earth below,
Love found a way. [Refrain]

Source: The New Church Hymnal #420

Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wonderful love that rescued me
Title: Love Found a Way
Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Love found a way to redeem my soul
Copyright: Public Domain



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