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I Don't Know Why Jesus Loved Me?

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by righteousdude2, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. righteousdude2

    righteousdude2 Well-Known Member
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    Oct 14, 2007
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    I'm going to show my age with this post, but this song by Andrae Crouch is such a beautiful reminder, to me, of the undeserved love and grace I received from God when Jesus went to the cross and died for me, 2000 years ago!

    And like the chorus says, "I'm glad, so glad He did!"

    I don't know why Jesus loved me
    I don't know why He cared
    I don't know why He sacrificed His life
    Oh, but I'm glad, so glad He did
    He left His mighty throne in glory
    To bring to us redemption's story
    Then He died but He rose again
    Oh, but I'm glad, so glad He did.

    SO, how do you feel about the fact that He not only loved you [before you were even on this earth], but that He cared enough for you to sacrifice His life for your sins, some 2000 years before you were born into this life? :praying:

    It is my prayer that His love and favor continue to be your guide as you walk the narrow path His grace set your feet upon. Remember, it is only by way of this narrow path that we will reach the narrow gate and be received into heaven. [Matthew 7:13-14] :applause:

    If you'd like to hear this song in its entirity, go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WdPqJ3dpzo AND BE BLESSED!!!
    #1 righteousdude2, Apr 22, 2012
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  2. convicted1

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    Jan 31, 2007
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    I, too, Brother Paul, feel so unworthy of His grace, love, and mercy. To think that God sent the very best He had to offer, to die in my place, is truly AMAZING GRACE. I was all about self, and did not need Him(or so I thought). But He crushed my hardened heart easier than you can snap your fingers, and removed the broken fragments, and placed in me a heart of flesh.

    Jesus paid a debt He did not owe, because I owed a debt I could not pay. Heaven's best died for me? Wow!

    Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound,
    That saved a wretch like me.
    I once was lost, but know I'm found,
    Was blind, but now I see.

    Here's a song that some of the ORBs have lined through the years that's a DANDEE!! I have lined it a time or two, but I usually line the first two and last two stanzas only, because it is such a long song.

    Beside the Gospel Pool
    Beside the Gospel pool
    Appointed for the poor;
    From year to year, my helpless soul
    Has waited for a cure.

    How often have I seen
    The healing waters move;
    And others, round me, stepping in
    Their efficacy prove.

    But my complaints remain,
    I feel the very same;
    As full of guilt, and fear, and pain.
    As when at first I came.

    O would the Lord appear
    My malady to heal;
    He knows how long I've languished here;
    And what distress I feel.

    How often have I thought
    Why should I longer lie?
    Surely the mercy I have sought
    Is not for such as I.

    [/U]But whither can I go?
    There is no other pool
    Where streams of sovereign virtue flow
    To make a sinner whole.[/U]

    Here then, from day to day,
    I'll wait, and hope, and try;
    Can Jesus hear a sinner pray,
    Yet suffer him to die?

    No: He is full of grace;
    He never will permit
    A soul, that fain would see His face,
    To perish at His feet.
  3. blackbird

    blackbird Active Member

    Feb 21, 2002
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    I heard Dr. Adrian Rogers say over and over

    God doesn't love us because we're valuable----we're valuable because God loves us!!!!

  4. NaasPreacher (C4K)

    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

    Oct 21, 2003
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    Thanks for the reminder. This was the first 'CCM' song that helped me realise there are more then just hymns out there. It would be about 1978 and I had the album on 8-track. I had only been saved about 3 1/2 - 4 years.

    Great reminder of my early days as a believer.
  5. righteousdude2

    righteousdude2 Well-Known Member
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    Oct 14, 2007
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    Thanks for the neat contribution

    Just fabulous....