7640. Wounded for Me

1. Wounded for me, wounded for me,
There on the cross He was wounded for me;
Gone my transgressions, and now I am free,
All because Jesus was wounded for me.

2. Dying for me, dying for me,
There on the cross He was dying for me;
Now in His death my redemption I see,
All because Jesus was dying for me.

3. Risen for me, risen for me,
Up from the grave He has risen for me;
Now evermore from death’s sting I am free,
All because Jesus has risen for me.

4. Living for me, living for me,
Up in the skies He is living for me;
Daily He’s pleading and praying for me,
All because Jesus is living for me.

5. Coming for me, coming for me,
One day to earth He is coming for me;
Then with what joy His dear face I shall see,
O how I praise Him—He’s coming for me!

Text Information
First Line: Wounded for me, wounded for me
Title: Wounded for Me
Author: William G. J. Ovens, 1870-1945
Author (vs. 2-5): Gladys W. Roberts, 1888-1983
Meter: 8.10.10.10
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: These words were inspired when, after World War I, Ovens saw a wounded veteran limping past him on the street, and he thought, "He was wounded for me."
Tune Information
Name: [Wounded for me, wounded for me]
Composer: William Gilbert Ovens, 1870-1945
Meter: 8.10.10.10
Incipit: 54565 47113 51717
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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