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How Deep the Father's Love for us

Discussion in 'Literature and Poetry' started by least in the kingdom, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. How Deep the Father's Love for us

    How deep the Father's love for us,
    How vast beyond all measure
    That He should give His only Son
    To make a wretch His treasure

    How great the pain of searing loss,
    The Father turns His face away
    As wounds which mar the chosen One,
    Bring many sons to glory

    Behold the Man upon a cross,
    My sin upon His shoulders
    Ashamed I hear my mocing voice,
    Call out among the scoffers

    It was my sin that held Him there
    Until it was accomplished
    His dying breath has brought me life
    I know that it is finished

    I will not boast in anything
    No gifts, no power, no wisdom
    But I will boast in Jesus Christ
    His death and resurrection

    Why should I gain from His reward?
    I cannot give an answer
    But this I know with all my heart
    His wounds have paid my ransom

    By Stuart Townend
     
  2. Thanks least;
    :jesus-cross:



    That is a beautiful praise to God;
    we have sung that song in our congregation. :groupray:
     
  3. A good song to be sure, thanks.:)
     

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