Title: Why Has God Forsaken Me?
Composer: Taihei Sato, 1981
Author: Bill Wallace, 1980
Scripture: Psalm 22:1 Matthew 27:46 Luke 23:46 John 11:35
Theme: Life in Christ
1. "Why has God forsaken me?"
Cried our Savior from the cross
As He shared the loneliness
Of our deepest grief and loss.
2. At the tomb of Lazarus
Jesus wept with open grief:
Grant us, Lord, the tears which heal
All our pain and unbelief.
3. As His life expired, our Lord
Placed Himself within God's care:
At our dying, Lord, may we
Trust the love which conquers fear.
4. Mystery shrouds our life and death
But we need not be afraid,
For the mystery's heart is love,
God's great love which Christ displayed.