1 Wonderful, wonderful,
Jesus bore Calv’ry’s cross for me!
Said to the sinner, Go sin no more,
From your sins set free!
Over and over the song I sing
Of redeeming love,
Love of the Savior who rules as King,
In the realms above.
Wonderful, wonderful is the Savior’s love,
Wonderful, wonderful, sent from heav’n above,
Pleading love, pard’ning love, that with time began;
Seeking love, saving love,
God’s best gift to man.
2 Wonderful, wonderful,
Why should He, God’s beloved Son,
Care for a sinner, like you and me,
He the sinless One?
Over and over one song I sing
As thro’ life I go,
Ever the tho’t thro’ my soul will ring,
Jesus loved me so. [Refrain]
3 Wonderful, wonderful,
Sing with me, Jesus died for all!
He from the shackles of sin set free,
Those who heed His call.
Over and over the song I’ll sing
Till I see His face,
Then how the anthem of joy will ring,
Saved, O saved by grace. [Refrain]
Rexford, Eben Eugene.M (Johnsburg, New York, July 16, 1848--October 16, 1916, Shiocton, Wisconsin). Horticulturalist and editor of a Wisconsin farm journal. Many of his verses were used to fill empty corners of the journal. He also wrote many books on gardening. Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.), Litt.D. Twenty-five years, organist at First Congregational Church, Shiocton.
See: Smith, Mary L.P. (1930). Eben E. Rexford; a biographical sketch. Menasha, Wis., George Banta Pub. Co.
--Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives and Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company.… Go to person page >
Display Title: The Song of Wonderful LoveFirst Line: Wonderful, wonderful Jesus bore Calvary's cross for meTune Title: [Wonderful, wonderful Jesus bore Calvary's cross for me]Author: Eben E. RexfordDate: 1924Subject: The Christian | Love and Gratitude