The Son of God, who loved me…gave Himself for me.@Galatians 2:20

Frank Gran­staff, 1908.

Quan­zhou Charles H. Marsh, 1908 (🔊 pdf nwc).

For love of me, He left a throne
And came in condescension low;
He sought me when I wandered lone
In my dark sin and grief and woe.

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O matchless grace, that He should deign,
For love of me,
To tread the way of bitter pain,
To Calvary.

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For love of me, He took my name,
That He to me might Savior be;
Endured the scorn, the grief, the shame,
And, sinless, bore sin’s penalty.

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For love of me, He went, thorn crowned,
To cruel death upon the tree;
By foe reviled, by friend disowned,
And dying, won the victory.

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Exalted high, He now doth reign
Lord over all, the Prince of Life;
Till He in power shall come again
To banish sin and end the strife.

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