From the Basement

July 24, 2010

Lyric Post: How Deep the Father’s Love For Us

Filed under: Faith,Lyric Post — jeannablue @ 4:19 pm
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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 mocking 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

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4 Comments »

  1. This has always been one of my favorites!!

    Comment by H — July 25, 2010 @ 2:52 am | Reply

    • It’s been going through my head for the last few days. I downloaded a stripped down, acoustic version by Adam Wheatley – such a subtle, beautiful song.

      Comment by girldownstairs — July 25, 2010 @ 3:06 pm | Reply

  2. My favorite!!!!

    Comment by Kayla — July 29, 2010 @ 3:40 am | Reply


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