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How Beautiful the hands that served
The Wine and the Bread and the sons of the earth
How beautiful the feet that walked
The long dusty road and the hill to the cross
How Beautiful, how beautiful, how beautiful is the body of Christ
How Beautiful the heart that bled
That took all my sins and bore it instead
How beautiful the tender eyes
That choose to forgive and never despise
How beautiful, how beautiful, how beautiful is the body of Christ
And as He lay down His life
We offer this sacrifice
That we will live just as He died
Willing to pay the price
Willing to pay the price
How Beautiful the radiant bride
Who waits for her Groom with His light in her eyes
How Beautiful when humble hearts give
The fruit of pure love so that others may live
How beautiful, how beautiful, how beautiful is the body of Christ
How beautiful the feet that bring
The sound of good news and the love of the King
How Beautiful the hands that serve
The wine and the bread and the sons of the Earth
How Beautiful, how beautiful, how beautiful is the body of Christ



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    UnregisteredMay 11, 2012 at 2:35 am
    First it's talking about jesus christ himself when he walked on this earth, then it's talking specifically about his death on the cross for us and how he forgave those who were killing him. Then it talks about how we, as christians, should be willing to live a life of sacrifice, just as he sacrificed his life (for us). Then it's talking about all those who are saved as the "body of christ" and how we are to be cheerfully awaiting the return of our groom, jesus christ. The last verse is speaking of our service to him as we tell others about him and serve him in various ways throughout each day.
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    UnregisteredApr 12, 2012 at 3:28 pm
    I love the song. What to live it i want to be the hands thet serve i want to be the eyes that never despise.

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