From: Tim Felten firstname.lastname@example.org
WORDS: Willaim Reese(1802-1883), verses 1-2; possibly William Williams
(1717-1791), verses 3-4; translated from Welsh to English by Williams
MUSIC: Robert Lowry(1826-1899)
HERE IS LOVE
Here is love, vast as the ocean,
Loving-kindness as the flood,
When the Prince of Life, our Ransom,
G D G
Shed for us His precious blood.
Who His love will not re-member?
Who can cease to sing His praise?
He can never be for-gotten,
G D G
Throughout Heav'n's eternal days.
On the mount of crucifixion,
Fountains opened deep and wide;
Through the floodgates of God's mercy
Flowed a vast and gracious tide.
Grace and love, like mighty rivers,
Poured incessant from above,
And Heav'n's peace and perfect justice
Kissed a guilty world in love.
Let me all Thy love accepting,
Love Thee, ever all my days;
Let me seek Thy kingdom only
And my life be to Thy praise;
Thou alone shalt be my glory,
Nothing in the world I see.
Thou hast cleansed and sanctified me,
Thou Thyself hast set me free.
In Thy truth Thou dost direct me
By Thy Spirit through Thy Word;
And Thy grace my need is meeting,
As I trust in Thee, my Lord.
Of Thy fullness Thou art pouring
Thy great love and power on me,
Without measure, full and boundless,
Drawing out my heart to Thee.