God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.@John 3:16

Charles W. Fry, in The Salvation Songster, 1885 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles W. Fry (1838-1882) and family

God gave His Son for me, O wondrous love!
From sin to set me free, O wondrous love!
A guilty rebel I, bound and condemned to die,
He did not pass me by, O wondrous love!
A guilty rebel I, bound and condemned to die,
He did not pass me by, O wondrous love!

There, there at God’s right hand, O wondrous love!
I see my Savior stand, O wondrous love!
He makes my nature pure, in Him I am secure;
Whatever I endure; O wondrous love!
He makes my nature pure, in Him I am secure;
Whatever I endure; O wondrous love!

He’ll give me needful grace, O wondrous love!
Soon I shall see His face, O wondrous love!
Join those who’ve gone before, sorrow and pain all o’er,
Heav’n, Heaven, forevermore! O wondrous love!
Join those who’ve gone before, sorrow and pain all o’er,
Heav’n, Heaven, forevermore! O wondrous love!