He perished for me, so that I might live
My Savior, my Lord took many lashes
For only to Him, my heart must I give
Done for me, so I wouldn’t be ashes
He perished for me, my sins I’d be free
He’s made a house just for me on His lands.
No more running, I wouldn’t have to flee
Peace, I am forever safe in His hands.
Oh fellow cohorts, let us not forget:
that God cares for us with limitless love,
holy thoughts create a Christian mindset,
and that His plan for you is undreamed of.
That day at Calvary, the sweat, the pain
He perished for me, so that I will gain