Summary: Sermon tying what Jesus did for us to the song " I will sing the wondrous story"
The Wondrous Story
Ps 66:16 Come [and] hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare
what he hath done for my soul.
Page 537 I will sing because
1. I’m Astonished vs 6
I will sing the wondrous story
Of the Christ Who died for me;
How He left His home in glory
For the cross of Calvary.
John 6:38 For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own
will, but the will of him that sent me.
1John 2:1 My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin
not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father,
Jesus Christ the righteous:2 And he is the propitiation for our
sins: and not for ours only, but also for [the sins of] the whole
2. I’m Atoned vs 8
I was lost, but Jesus found me,
Found the sheep that went astray,
Threw His loving arms around me,
Drew me back into His way.
Heb 9:12 Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own
blood he entered in once into the holy place, having
obtained eternal redemption [for us].
Heb 13:12 Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people
with his own blood, suffered without the gate.
3. I’m Alleaved vs 9
I was bruised, but Jesus healed me,
Faint was I from many a fall,
Sight was gone, and fears possessed me,
But He freed me from them all.
Rom 8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made
me free from the law of sin and death.
Ps 141:10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst that I
Prov 12:21 There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked
shall be filled with mischief.
4. I’m Advised vs 10
Days of darkness still come o’er me,
Sorrow’s path I often tread,
But His presence still is with me;
By His guiding hand I’m led.
Prov 5:22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he
shall be holden with the cords of his sins. 23 He shall die
without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall
5. I’m Awarded vs 11
He will keep me till the river
Rolls its waters at my feet;
Then He’ll bear me safely over,
Where the loved ones I shall meet.
Rom 8:17a And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs
John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to
become the sons of God, [even] to them that believe on
his name. 13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the
will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
Yes, I’ll sing the wondrous story
Of the Christ Who died for me,
Sing it with the saints in glory,
Gathered by the crystal sea.
I John 3: 1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed
upon us, that we should be called the sons of God:
therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew
him not. 2 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it
doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that,
when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall
see him as he is.