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Monday, March 9, 2009

The Love of God

Last night at church we were discussing the nature of God and one of the ladies mentioned this song and it's been on my mind ever since. I found the words and wanted to share it with you. I especially love the third verse.

The Love of God

Frederick M. Lehman, 1917

Copyright: Public Domain

  1. The love of God is greater far
    Than tongue or pen can ever tell;
    It goes beyond the highest star,
    And reaches to the lowest hell;
    The guilty pair, bowed down with care,
    God gave His Son to win;
    His erring child He reconciled,
    And pardoned from his sin.
    • Refrain:
      Oh, love of God, how rich and pure!
      How measureless and strong!
      It shall forevermore endure—
      The saints’ and angels’ song.
  2. When hoary time shall pass away,
    And earthly thrones and kingdoms fall,
    When men who here refuse to pray,
    On rocks and hills and mountains call,
    God’s love so sure, shall still endure,
    All measureless and strong;
    Redeeming grace to Adam’s race—
    The saints’ and angels’ song.
  3. Could we with ink the ocean fill,
    And were the skies of parchment made,
    Were every stalk on earth a quill,
    And every man a scribe by trade;
    To write the love of God above
    Would drain the ocean dry;
    Nor could the scroll contain the whole,
    Though stretched from sky to sky.


  1. I love that song...had almost forgotten about it!!

    you asked about my header picture.

    It's just the average hillside here in Portugal. Grapes and farm land....it is pretty though isn't it?

  2. Lovely! Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful week! Didn't you just love the weather here this weekend? Spring is coming.........

  3. Thanks for sharing the beautiful song. I have not heard it before. I am getting quite excited now. Our Disney trip is only 25 days away!


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