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Thy life was given for me Thy Blood O

Thy life was given for me;
Thy blood, O Lord, was shed,
That I might ransomed be,
and quickened from the dead.
|:Thy life was given for me;
what have I given for Thee? :|

Long years were spent for me,
in weariness and woe,
That through eternity
Thy glory I might know.
|:Long years were spent for me;
have I spent one for Thee? :|

Thy Father's home of light,
thy rainbow-circled throne,
were left for earthly night,
for wanderings sad and lone.
|:Yea, all was left for me;
have I left aught for thee?:|

Thou, Lord, hast borne for me
more than my tongue can tell
of bitterest agony,
to rescue me from hell.
|:Thou sufferedst all for me;
what have I borne for thee?:|

And Thou hast brought to me,
down from Thy home above,
Salvation full and free,
Thy pardon and Thy love.
|:Great gifts Thou broughtest me;
what have I brought to Thee? :|

O let my life be given,
my years for Thee be spent,
World fetters all be riven,
and joy with suffering blent!
|:Thou gavest Thyself for me;
I give myself to Thee. :|

marker 99
Meter: 6 6 6 6 6 6 extended
      Dates: 1858,1871
      Bible Refs: Mk 10:45;
      Name: BACA
      Meter: 6 6 6 6 6 6
        Hymn/Song Book Song # Key
        # 312Eb
        # 621Eb
        # 391Eb
        # 458Eb
        Name meter
        6 6 6 6 6 6
        6 6 6 6 6 6
        6 6 6 6 6 6
        6 6 6 6 6 6
        6 6 6 6 8 6 8 6
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