What Wondrous Love is This?

We sang this hymn at our Wednesday Lenten service this week.  I found that it originated in Appalachia in the 1800’s and has been described as a “white spiritual.”  The melody is sad and haunting but the words express hope and gratitude.  It sets the correct tone for this meditative season in the church year.


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About jculler1972

My husband is the pastor of St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church in Leitersburg, Maryland. I have two grown daughters and a granddaughter and am retired after a career in Purchasing. I have published articles in The Lutheran Ambassador, Lutheran Witness, and Lutheran Digest. My Bible study on the Book of Acts was published in 2016 by the Women's Missionary Federation of the AFLC(Association of Free Lutheran Churches).