The heart that was broken for me    (intro)

 

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1. There came from the skies in the days long ago

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    the Lord with a message of love.

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    The world knew Him not, He was treated with scorn,

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    this wonderful gift from above.

 

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They crowned Him with thorns, He was beaten with straps,

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He was wounded and nailed to the tree.

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But the pain in His heart was the hardest to bear,

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the heart that was broken for me.

 

+  instrumental = CHORUS

 

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3. He came to His own, to his owners He loved,

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    the sheep that had wandered astray.

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    They heard not His voice, but the friend of mankind,

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    was halted and driven away.

 

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3. I will take up my cross, I will walk by His side,

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    for the pathway of duty I see.

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    I will follow my Lord and abide in His heart,

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    the heart that was broken for me.     +  CHORUS

 

    (The Carter Family)