January 4, 2009

My Song Is Love Unknown

Posted in Hymns / Songs / Lyrics tagged , , , , , , , , at 6:41 pm by Sarah Bosse

Wait a second…don’t scoff at the style before you understand the CONTENT.  If you don’t care for the rendition in the video below, try the rendition recorded by Sovereiegn Grace Music.

Click here to hear a sample from My Song Is Love Unknown and
Download THREE FREE MP3’s from Sovereign Grace Music’s Together For The Gospel CD.

Fernando Ortega also did a rendation of the same, and he too preserved the original lyrics it seems. Check it out at Amazon.

My Song Is Love Unknown
words by Samuel Crossman

My song is love unknown,
My Savior’s love to me;
Love to the loveless shown,
That they might lovely be.
O who am I, that for my sake
My Lord should take, frail flesh and die?

He came from His blest throne
Salvation to bestow;
But men made strange, and none
The longed for Christ would know:
But O! my Friend, my Friend indeed,
Who at my need His life did spend.

Sometimes they strew His way,
And His sweet praises sing;
Resounding all the day
Hosannas to their King:
Then “Crucify!” is all their breath,
And for His death they thirst and cry.

Why, what hath my Lord done?
What makes this rage and spite?
He made the lame to run,
He gave the blind their sight,
Sweet injuries! Yet they at these
Themselves displease, and ‘gainst Him rise.

They rise and needs will have
My dear Lord made away;
A murderer they saved,
The Prince of life they slay,
Yet cheerful He to suffering goes,
That He His foes from thence might free.

In life, no house, no home
My Lord on earth might have;
In death no friendly tomb
But what a stranger gave.
What may I say? Heav’n was His home;
But mine the tomb wherein He lay.

Here might I stay and sing,
No story so divine;
Never was love, dear King!
Never was grief like Thine.
This is my Friend, in Whose sweet praise
I all my days could gladly spend.

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