Be Thou My Love For Thee

Be thou my love for thee

Today tomorrow and into eternity

For your love constrains me to thee

A love that set my Savior to be cursed on a tree

Be thou my love for thee

For your love is the love that sets my soul free

You came at your appointed time and died

Leaving the fragrance of your love still fresh and new as the day you, my Lord were crucified

Be thou my love for thee

Let it be set on your love that gives me eyes to see

When once in my sin like a prisoner was chained

Your love searched me out and your death broke sins reigns

Be thou my love for thee

A love that is set on you as you set your love on me from time long ago into eternity.

Your cross knows no limits your love knows no bounds

My Savior who humbled himself to wear a thorny crown

His pierced hands reach through the ages for His children to free

His heavenly throne He left to take our penalty

Be thou my love for Thee

A love to my Lord that is sustained by His love for me

Christ who is risen, glorified and sets men free

May He be lifted up for all to see

Be thou my love for Thee

For thou, Lord has first loved me

“A Wretch Like Me” – David D. Hanson

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