Can it be
That I should gain
An interest
In my savior's blood
Who died he for me
Who caused his pain
For me who scorned
His perfect love

Amazing love
How can it be
That you, my God
Should die for me?
Amazing love
How can it be
That you, my God
Should die for me?

You left your father's
Throne above
So free, so infinite
Your grace
You emptied yourself
Of all but love
And bled for Adam's
Helpless race

Amazing love
How can it be
That you, my God
Would die for me?
Amazing love
How can it be
That you, my God
Should die for me?

Boldly I come
Before your throne
To claim your mercy
Eminence and free
No greater love
Will e'er be known
For, oh, my God
It found out me

Amazing love
How can it be
That you, my God
Should die for me?
Amazing love
How can it be
That you, my God
Should die
That you, my God
Should die
That you, my God
Should die for me?


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Amazing Love (And Can It Be) (Charles Wesley cover) song meanings
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    General Commentthis is an old presbyterian hymn i think. could someone please explain to me why we say "me who caused his pain" when it was He who caused our pain by giving us life? but still, david bazan's performance of this song is so beautiful and it's a very touching look into Jesus' life as a human being (strictly human, leaving out His God-ness and omnipotence etc.)
    battaryacidon March 10, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwhat he means is that Jesus died for our sins, and therefore each of us 'caused' his pain
    riverscuomorockson April 14, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwhat he means is that Jesus died for our sins, and therefore each of us 'caused' his pain
    riverscuomorockson April 14, 2003   Link
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    General Commentand we are the ones that sinned against him, so we are the ones who nailed him to the cross.

    Our life shouldn't be painful if we love God.
    woodwellon June 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthe 3rd line should be "an interest" not an "inch rest"
    Jinxon April 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentPraise songs suck.
    sweetadelineon June 27, 2004   Link
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    General Commentto SWEETADELINE: i dont think so... :-/ you have to be in love with God to appreciate it....! beauuuutiful song, in my opinion! ;-) ya its not emo or anything.. i mean we're so used to that but honestly people... this has more meaning than any of that stuff ever would!
    miss la de daon October 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyep
    mysteriouson November 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYou don't have to be in love with God to enjoy a good praise song...

    Oh man, this song makes me want to cry.
    UnnecessaryOpinionon December 14, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti agree with sweetadeline, i dont believe in god, but i LOVE pedro the lion because david is one of the most honest, open, and talented lyricists i have yet to come across. but seeing crap like this song makes me want to go puke on a baby jesus in a nativity scene. haha.
    TyroneShoolaceson February 08, 2005   Link

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