Monday, July 5, 2010

How Deep the Father's Love for Us

One of our worship leaders at our church sings this song so beautifully in her pure, God-given voice, and it is a favorite of mine. I found this video on You Tube, and I love how scripture has been combined with the lyrics on each page. I just wanted to share this with each of you today; may you find peace and comfort as you listen.


How deep the Father's love for us
How vast beyond all measure
That He should give His only Son
And 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 the cross
My sin upon His shoulder
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

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

Stuart Townend


6 comments:

Jackie said...

I cannot usually listen to music on American blogs due to Licence laws, but as this was on YouTube I was able to listen to it. It is one of my favourite hymns and today my husbands birthday and our wedding anniversary it made it special, thank you.

God bless, jackie in UK.

LDH said...

so beautiful! How grateful I am!

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Karen said...

I love this song!

partialemptynester said...

Absolutely one of my all-time favorites! I love to sing this in preparation for communion!

Carrie said...

This is one of my faves, too!! ;)