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The Wonder of It All

cffblog6.jpgJuly 10, 2017 (Monday)

Saturday's blog asked, "Isn't He Wonderful?" and Sunday's blog praised "Wonderful, Wonderful Jesus." Today, therefore, I want to accent the idea of "Wonder," with the song, "The Wonder of It All."

In 1955, aboard a ship, George Beverly Shea recognized a fellow passenger who was head of a music publishing company. The man was not a Christian, but was fascinated by Christian hymns and published many of them. As they talked, Bev described the Billy Graham crusades, saying to his friend, "I wish you could be there and see for yourself the wonder of it all. As they talked, the man wrote on an envelope, "The Wonder of It All," handed it to Mister Shea, and challenged him to write a song with that title. He did it that very night.

Here are the words of that beautiful testimony in music, followed by a video of George Beverly Shea singing it:

THE WONDER OF IT ALL
Words and Music by George Beverly Shea
1955

Chorus:
O, the wonder of it all! The wonder of it all!
Just to think that God loves me.
O, the wonder of it all! The wonder of it all!
Just to think that God loves me.

Verses:
There's the wonder of sunset at evening,
The wonder as sunrise I see;
But the wonder of wonders that thrills my soul
Is the wonder that God loves me.

There's the wonder of springtime and harvest,
The sky, the stars, the sun;
But the wonder of wonders that thrills my soul
Is a wonder that's only begun.

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