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God Gave The World

(The Perfect Gift)

By Ed Dowdall

Many thanks to Ed Dowdall for allowing us to use this song in our Christmas play, The Perfect Gift. Rhesa created the wonderful midi file and background for the recording. Susan Tolle-Knight sang the recording. - Elton, May 29, 2000

Rhesa Siregar

New Christmas Music

Susan Tolle Knight

Recording by Susan and Rhesa

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Accompaniment Track

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(Verse 1)
God gave the world the Word made flesh
The tiny babe the silent creche.
God gave the world on this darkest night
His only Son, His glorious light

God gave the world
God gave the world
God gave the world
The perfect gift

(Verse 2)
God gave the world what none could give
His child to die, that we might live
God gave the world when hope was gone
A second chance, a bright new dawn

(Repeat Chorus)
God gave the world
God gave the world
God gave the world
The perfect gift

(Verse 3)
God gave the world the perfect gift
This Holy child our souls to lift
It matters not though we may stray
The gift He gives still gives today

(Repeat Chorus)
God gave the world
God gave the world
God gave the world
The perfect gift
God gave the world
The perfect gift

Copyright © 1994 Ed Dowdall (used by permission)

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I really like this song and I am thinking of singing it in our Christmas program at church. I am almost embarrassed to ask this but are you singing the top treble clef's notes the whole time?If so, what's with the other treble clef's notes? Are they the optional accompaniment?
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Awesome!! filled with anointing
Perfect. Beautiful, beautiful song
Very good song! God bless you!
God Bless you. I love this song. Brings me to serious meditation about God's unfailing love.
You have loved us by allowing us to listen to this music. Keep up the good work.
Lilly Luhanga (lillyluhanga_AT_yahoo_DOT_com)
Very touching song... I love it... most importantly, I love God...
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This is a truly beautiful song with a wonderful message. (cfisher3_AT_cfl_DOT_rr_DOT_com)

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