Hymns of a Saturday · Whispers of Faith

Hymns of a Saturday: Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery

Some of the greatest theology is most beautifully demonstrated through hymns. I love our church’s weekly singing of hymns, some modern, some ancient, and I have quite the collection of the song word sheets from over the years. As we prepare our hearts for worship tomorrow morning, I hope that these words will encourage your heart just as much as they have mine, especially this last week.

Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery
Come behold the wondrous mystery
In the dawning of the King
He the theme of heaven’s praises
Robed in frail humanity
In our longing, in our darkness
Now the light of life has come
Look to Christ, who condescended
Took on flesh to ransom us.

Come behold the wondrous mystery
He the perfect Son of Man
In His living, in His suffering
Never trace nor stain of sin
See the true and better Adam
Come to save the hell-bound man
Christ the great and sure fulfillment
Of the law; in Him we stand.

Come behold the wondrous mystery
Christ the Lord upon the tree
In the stead of ruined sinners
Hangs the Lamb in victory
See the price of our redemption
See the Father’s plan unfold
Bringing many sons to glory
Grace unmeasured, love untold.

Come behold the wondrous mystery
Slain by death the God of life
But no grave could e’er restrain Him
Praise the Lord; He is alive!
What a foretaste of deliverance
How unwavering our hope
Christ in power resurrected
As we will be when we comes.

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