It Is A Thing Most Wonderful

It Is A Thing Most Wonderful (Herongate, Organ, 7 Verses)

It Is A Thing Most Wonderful : Lyrics

1. It is a thing most wonderful,
Almost too wonderful to be,
That God’s own Son should come from Heav’n,
And die to save a child like me.

2. And yet I know that it is true;
He chose a poor and humble lot,
And wept and toiled and mourned and died,
For love of those who loved Him not.

3. I cannot tell how He could love
A child so weak and full of sin;
His love must be most wonderful,
If He could die my love to win.

4. I sometimes think about the cross,
And shut my eyes, and try to see
The cruel nails and crown of thorns,
And Jesus crucified for me.

5. But even could I see Him die,
I could but see a little part
Of that great love, which, like a fire,
Is always burning in His heart.

6. It is most wonderful to know
His love for me so free and sure;
But ’tis more wonderful to see
My love for Him so faint and poor.

7. And yet I want to love Thee, Lord;
Oh, light the flame within my heart,
And I will love Thee more and more,
Until I see Thee as Thou art.

It Is A Thing Most Wonderful : Recording

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2 comments

  1. Is it O.K. to play a recording of “It is a thing most wonderful” – tune Herongate sung by Trinity College Cambridge at my mother’s funeral at the beginning of August. As hymns cannot be sung due to the COVID-19 pandemic I thought it would be uplifting to play a recording of the above.

    1. Dear Mary

      I am sorry to hear of your loss. I do not control the copyright for this recording, but pretty certain that the Church will have a CCLI licence in place that should allow them to play the hymn at your mother’s funeral.

      Joy and blessings

      Richard

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