Expository Songs from II Corinthians 8

II Corinthians 8:9

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

We might only have one expository song from II Corinthians 8, but it’s a good one! The Christmas carol “Thou Who Wast Rich,” sometimes modernized as “You Who Were Rich,” is directly based on this verse. Here are two excellent renditions:

Expository Songs

Thou Who Wast Rich Beyond All Splendor (II Corinthians 8:9)
Frank Houghton
Lyrics | YouTube