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Daniel Yousef – Oh Beloved

by on Mar.20, 2013, under Audio, Coptic, Coptic Hymn, Media, Song

A song about the Passion of Christ.  It truly touches the soul and aches the heart.

Daniel Yousef – Oh Beloved

Download: Daniel Yousef – Oh Beloved.mp3

Source: https://soundcloud.com/dmyousef-1/oh-beloved

Lyrics for Oh Beloved

1- Oh beloved, oh beloved; nailed unto the cross for me
O what sin hast Thou committed; Thou who callest all to be.
Oh beloved, wish that I could; spend the rest of life with Thee
Worshipping Thine holy passion, crucifying the flesh for Thee.

2- Daughter of Zion behold Me; stricken and smitten for Thee
Friend and kin, me have forsaken; there is none to comfort me.
All alone I’ll tread the winepress, all alone I’ll drink the cup
Shedding my blood for Thee to ransom, and my flesh for Thee to sup.

3- I was bound, and I was smitten, and they did spit in my face.
I was stripped, and I was scourged, I was condemned in your place.
Your sins became my crown of thorns; Oh that you would understand
Everytime you sin a new, it’s one more nail in my hand.

4- Like a lamb brought to the slaughter, like a dumb sheep to be sheered.
King, Creator, Lord, and Master, by His creatures, mocked and jeered.
Despised, rejected, with grief acquainted, and of men was not esteemed.
Bruised and wounded, sore afflicted, yet, with His stripes we were healed.

5- Lord create in us a fountain; that with tears will ever flow.
And a heart contrite and broken, and the spirit within renew.
Oh that we could shed the tears over Thy feet pierced and bruised
Oh that we always remember, for our sins Thou wert abused.

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