156. Alas! and Did My Savior Bleed?

1 Alas! and did my Savior bleed,
And did my Sov'reign die?
Would He devote that sacred head
For sinners such as I?

2 Was it for crimes that I have done,
He groaned upon the tree?
Amazing pity! grace unknown!
And love beyond degree!

3 Well might the sun in darkness hide
And shut his glories in,
When God, the mighty Maker, died
For man the creature's sin.

4 But drops of grief can ne'er repay
The debt of love I owe;
Here, Lord, I give myself away;
'Tis all that I can do.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Alas! and did my Savior bleed
Title: Alas! and Did My Savior Bleed?
Author: Isaac Watts (1707)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: C.M.
Scripture: Isaiah 53:4; Isaiah 53:5; Matthew 27:45; Romans 12:1
Topic: Christ: Death; Dedication: of Life; Invitation: to Consecration
Tune Information
Name: MARTYRDOM
Composer: Hugh Wilson
Meter: C.M.
Key: G Major or modal



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