Monday, April 04, 2005

He Was Wounded for Our Transgressions

Hymn lyrics by Thomas O. Chisholm,
Music by Merrill Dunlop,
Copyright Status unknown

Verse 1

He was wounded for our transgressions,
He bore our sins in His body on the tree;
For our guilt He gave us peace,
From our bondage gave release,
And with His stripes,
And with His stripes,
And with His stripes our souls are healed.

Verse 2

He was numbered among transgressors,
We did esteem Him forsaken by His God;
As our sacrifice He died,
That the law be satisfied,
And all our sin,
And all our sin,
And all our sin was laid on Him.

Verse 3

We had wandered, we all had wandered
Far from the fold of the Shepherd of the sheep;
But He sought us where we were,
On the mountains bleak and bare,
And brought us home,
And brought us home,
And brought us safely home to God.

Verse 4

Who can number His generation?
Who shall declare all the triumphs of His Cross?
Millions, dead, now live again,
Myriads follow in His train!
Victorious Lord,
Victorious Lord,
Victorious Lord and coming King!


maralyn dover said...

We need the score for this hymn so we can sing and play it for Easter. Thanks, Maralyn

Anonymous said...


Thanks for posting, sang this song over 20 years ago, could not find it, helps make a Good Friday Great.