Cross-Centered Worship Songs: “The Father’s Love”

This column, “Cross-Centered Worship Songs”, was started as a way to serve my many worship leading friends.  I hope to introduce  some of the lesser known songs out there that you may not have heard.    We will be posting songs from different genres:  hymns, a capella, contemporary rock, etc.   We will post the lyrics as well as the Mp3 along with a chord chart when possible. I hope you find it helpful.  If you do, please let us know!     This weeks selection “The Father’s Love” is an up-tempo, guitar driven song written by Joel Sczebel.   A Gospel saturated song that calls us to rejoice in what God accomplished at Calvary.

The Father’s Love

How has the sinner been forgiven
How has the rebel been made clean
Or blinded eyes been made to see
How have the orphans been adopted
Who hated Your love and ran from grace
Despised and rejected all Your ways

Chorus
How wonderful the Father’s love
The Father’s love for us
That He would send His only Son
To come and rescue us
He has saved us, called us blameless
Guides us now and will sustain us
Oh how wonderful the Father’s love

Your mercy floods our lives with kindness
Your grace has colored all we see
And You have promised not to leave
You freely give Your Spirit to us
So we can be sure we’re sons of God
And rest in the hope of what’s to come

Bridge
Though sufferings may fill our lives
We’re confident we’re heirs with Christ
And so we cry, “Abba, Father”

© 2009 Sovereign Grace Worship (ASCAP)  As recorded on “Sons and Daughters”

Download the free authentic Chord Chart for “The Father’s Love”  here
Download the free authentic Lead Chart here

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Posted on February 25, 2011, in Christianity, Worship and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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