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For The Wonder Of God's Love

By Elton Smith and Larry Holder

CCLI Number: 3636576

We wrote this new song for Mary and Elizabeth to sing together as a duet in our new Christmas play, The Perfect Gift. I wrote the music. Larry wrote the lyrics. Be sure to visit Larry's wonderful web site. - Elton, July 31, 2000

Larry Holder Music

New Christmas Music

Recording by Susan Tolle-Knight

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(8 Measure Introduction)

(Mary sings verse 1)

For the wonder of God's love,
For the Word sent from above,
Telling of the child I am to bear.
God Himself in human form,
As a humble baby born,
Come to save His people everywhere.

I cry out with joy to God on High:
He has not passed His people by.
This child in me
Holds the keys of eternity!
To His humble servant, grace is shown,
To me His blessing is made known;
Praised be His Name forever!

(Elizabeth sings verse 2)

I was called the barren one;
Now I am to bear a son
Who shall call our people to prepare
For the kingdom now to come,
For the High and Holy One,
As a prophet, mighty to declare.

I cry out with joy to God on High:
He has not passed His servant by.
My shame is gone,
In its place, there is a song!
For He heard my earnest prayer and plea,
The Lord of Life brings joy to me;
Praised be His Name forever!


To the least of all His servants,
God has shown His love and care.
As we follow where He leads us,
In His blessing we will share.
We are vessels of the Master,
We are servants of the King.
We are humbled by the glorious news
The angel came to bring.

(Change keys)
(Mary and Elizabeth sing verse 3 together)

For the wonder of God's love,
For the Word sent from above,
Jesus comes, the Way of Life to share.
God Himself in human form,
As a humble baby born,
Come to save His people everywhere.

We cry out in joy to God on high:
He has not passed His people by.
In Him, we're free,
For He holds eternity.
Though we're nothing special on our own,
His grace and mercy now are shown;
Praised be His Name forever!

Copyright © 2000 Elton Smith and Larry Holder

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it was the best song i have ever hears it went into me holy ways
alisha (hotty_AT_yahoo_DOT_com)
this is a very nice song. i am sinbging it in a plaY. ON FRIDAY
This is such a good song and I will ad to favorites!
Great voice!
My friend and i enjoyed this song ,especially of its words.thank you! May God bless your Ministries...
beulah mohan
Nice song,God bless u always...
Ghaye (ghayle28_AT_hotmail_DOT_com)
hi im bethan and im 9 years of age i like this song very much who wrote this song becuase i really like it
i sung this son but couldn,t keep up with the words it,s a lovely song
bethan (bethan_DOT_davies2atbtinternet_DOT_com)
Beautiful! Thank you for allowing me to hear this song. It is wonderful to hear some new Christmas music, especially that leads us into worship.

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