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I Gave My Life for Thee
Words by Frances R. Havergal
Music by Philip P. Bliss

Mark 10:45
"For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto,
but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many."

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          I gave my life for thee, my precious blood I shed,
          That thou might'st ransomed be, and quickened from the dead;
          I gave, I gave my life for thee, what hast thou giv'n for Me?
          I gave, I gave my life for thee, what hast thou giv'n for Me?

          My Father's house of light, my glory circled throne,
          I left for earthly night, For wand'rings sad and lone;
          I left, I left it all for thee, hast thou left aught for Me?
          I left, I left it all for thee, Hast thou left aught for Me?

          I suffered much for thee, more than thy tongue can tell,
          Of bitt'rest agony, to rescue thee from hell;
          I've borne, I've borne it all for thee, what hast thou borne for Me?
          I've borne, I've borne it all for thee, what hast thou borne for Me?

          And I have brought to thee, down from my home above,
          Salvation full and free, my pardon and my love;
          I bring, I bring rich gifts to thee, what hast thou brought to Me?
          I bring, I bring rich gifts to thee, what hast thou brought to Me?


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