God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.@Romans 5:8

Katherine A. M. Kelly (1869–1942) (🔊 pdf nwc).

Give me a sight, O Savior!
Of Thy wondrous love to me,
Of the love that brought Thee down to earth
To die on Calvary.

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O make me understand it!
Help me to take it in!
What it meant to Thee, the Holy One,
To bear away my sin.

Was it the nails, O Savior!
That bound Thee to the tree?
Nay, ’twas Thine everlasting love,
Thy love for me, for me.

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O wonder of all wonders!
That through Thy death for me
My open sins, my secret sins,
Can all forgiven be.

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Then melt my heart, O Savior!
Bend me, yea, break me down
Until I own Thee Conqueror,
And Lord and Sovereign crown.

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