1 For God so loved the world he gave his only Son,
who came to die that we might ever live;
and on a cruel cross our full redemption won,
that we might know the peace he longs to give:
though he was rich, he came alone and poor for us;
though he was Lord, he served as if a slave;
though he was God, our human shape he bore for us;
to earth he came in love, his own to seek and save.

Yes God so loved the world he gave his only Son,
who came to die that we might ever live;
and on a cruel cross our full redemption won,
that we might know the peace he longs to give:
though he was rich, he came alone and poor for us;
though he was Lord, he served as if a slave;
though he was God, our human shape he bore for us;
to earth he came in love, his own to seek and save.

Michael Perry (Word and Music) (1942 - 1996) from John 3, 2 Corinthians 8 and Philippians 2
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