And Can It Be
Words: Charles Wesley 1707-1788
Tune: Thomas Campbell 1777-1844
Category: God's Love
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1 And can it be, that I should gain
2 He left his Father's throne a - bove,
3 Long my im -prisoned spir - it lay
4 No con -dem-nation now I dread,
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1 An in - terest in the -e Sav -ior's blood?
2 So free, so in -fi -i - nite his grace!
3 Fast bound in sin a -nd na - ture's night;
4 Je - sus, and all i -n him, is mine!
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1 Died he for me, who caused his pain?
2 Emptied him-se-lf of all but love,
3 Thine eye dif-fu-sed a quickening ray,
4 Alive in hi-m, my living Head,
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1 For me, who him to death pur -sued?
2 And bled for A - dam's help - less race:
3 I woke, the dun - geon flamed with light;
4 And clothed in right-eous -ness di - vine,
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1 A -mazing love! ho -w can it be
2 'Tis mercy all, i - mense and free,
3 My chains fell off, m -y heart was free,
4 Bold I ap -proach th -e -ter - nal throne,
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1 That thou, my God, shouldst die for me?
2 For, O my God, it found out me!
3 I rose, went forth, and followed thee.
4 And claim the crown, through Christ my own.
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Amazing love! how can it be
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That thou, my God, shouldst die for me?