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Because of Jesus

Royston 1946 (Reading)

Because of Jesus I go free
Because He suffered there for me
Because He stayed and did not run
Because He said "Your will be done"

My transgressions on Him were laid
As lash by lash my debts He paid
Blow by blow for each iniquity
As they nailed Him upon the tree

To wash me clean His blood was shed
Drop by drop for each sin He bled
Then "Father forgive them", He cried
As He bowed down His head and died

"Death's the wages for sin", God said
That's why He hung there in my stead
Because Jesus died I now live
Because He cried "Father forgive"

Wonderful love He's shown to me
Greater love has no man than He
That is why I now sing His praise
And to the heavens' His anthem raise
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