623. O Perfect Love

1 O perfect Love, all human tho't transcending,
Lowly we kneel in prayer before Thy throne
That theirs may be the love which knows no ending,
Whom Thou forevermore dost join in one.

2 O perfect Life, be Thou their full assurance
Of tender charity and steadfast faith,
Of patient hope and quiet, brave endurance,
With childlike trust that fears nor pain nor death.

3 Grant them the joy which brightens earthly sorrow;
Grant them the peace which calms all earthly strife
And to life’s day the glorious unknown morrow
That dawns upon eternal love and life.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: O perfect Love, all human tho't transcending
Title: O Perfect Love
Author: Dorothy F. Gurney (1884)
Meter: 11.10.11.10.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: The Christian Home: Marriage
Tune Information
Name: CARITAS PERFECTA
Composer: Frederick C. Atkinson (1885)
Meter: 11.10.11.10.
Key: E♭ Major



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