True God and Yet a Man

True God and yet a Man?

Tune: DIVINE PARADOX
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 True God and yet a Man?
True maid and yet a mother?
Thought wonders how thought can
Conceive one or the other.

2 A God and can He die?
A dead Man, can He live?
What can thought well reply?
What reason reason give?

3 God, truth itself does teach;
Our thoughts sink too far under
For reason's pow'r to reach.
Believe and leave to wonder!

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #269

Text Information

First Line: True God and yet a Man?
Title: True God and Yet a Man
Meter: 6.7.6.7
Source: English, 15th cent. alt.
Language: English



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