2.21.2013

How deep the Father's love for us.


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 left 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.

3 comments:

Katie Cook said...

One of my very favorite songs:) Thank you for sharing! love Katie

♥ CheChe said...

i have always loved hymns... this has to be one of my favorites... i dnno. tis so sweet to trust in Jesus is good too. And Christ alone... sooo many options!

♥CheChe

Abigail Jasmine said...

Beautiful image to go with a beautiful song! :)