He is jealous for me,
Loves like a hurricane, I am a tree,
Bending beneath the weight of his wind and mercy.
When all of a sudden,
I am unaware of these afflictions eclipsed by glory,
And I realise just how beautiful You are,
And how great Your affections are for me.

And oh, how He loves us so,
Oh how He loves us,
How He loves us all

He loves us,
Oh how He loves us,
Oh how He loves us,
Oh how He loves.
Yeah, He loves us,
Oh how He loves us,
Oh how He loves us,
Oh how He loves.

And we are His portion and He is our prize,
Drawn to redemption by the grace in His eyes,
If his grace is an ocean, we’re all sinking.
And heaven meets earth like an unforeseen kiss,
And my heart turns violently inside of my chest,
I don’t have time to maintain these regrets,
When I think about, the way…

He loves us,
Oh how He loves us,
Oh how He loves us,
Oh how He loves.
Yeah, He loves us,
Oh how He loves us,
Oh how He loves us,
Oh how He loves.


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    General CommentI can't believe nobody's commented on this song! I think it's one of the most powerful worship songs out there right now. Whenever I've heard it sung at concerts and worship services, I've always heard the line sung as "heaven meets earth like a sloppy wet kiss", but on the radio it's "unforseen kiss". I wonder why? Anyway, great song!
    jamieanne92on November 09, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis is my absolute favorite song, EVER. I've only been a "saved Christian" for about 5 months now, and every time I listen to this song I reminded of how much God loves me, and how I am such a treasure to him. Whenever I foolishly doubt him, or get angry with him, this song reminds me that he's not purposely hurting me.

    This seriously is the best worship song ever.
    Isabelle13on November 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionI love this song, but one little theological nitpick:

    "And we are His portion and He is our prize"

    Shouldn't that be the other way around? "Portion" implies need, and we need God, not the other way around. "Prize" could go either way, I suppose, but implies something that's delightful to have, not necessarily a need.
    murlough23on January 14, 2010   Link
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    General Comment@jamieanne92
    You are right. It was originalyl written and performed by John Mark McMillan and he explains in his blog why DCB changed it.

    johnmarkmcmillan.blogspot.com/2009/09/…

    @murlouh23
    Portion, to me, describes belonging, not need. We belong to God, not that God needs us.
    ishmael81on February 19, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is amazing the video for it is a little off, but i like how he expresses God... i mean think of it a storm to a tree, portion and prize, he is an ocean and we are all sinking, every time i do a cover or olay or even hear it it gives me chills because i wonder how can something so powerfull be jealous for me.....because he loves us
    drcornnon August 05, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI went to a church camp, and the band played this, and I cried everytime.
    It reminds me of how much he really does love us, and will always be there for us no matter what.
    Its an amazing song.<333
    rooroo809on November 26, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThought I was going schizophrenic the first time I heard this song with good headphones :P

    But anyways..

    Amazing song, no matter what we're going through we can know that it is for a purpose and that in the midst of that He loves us.
    sakattack3on March 17, 2013   Link

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