594. O Love that wilt not let me go

1 O Love that wilt not let me go,
I rest my weary soul in thee;
I give thee back the life I owe,
That in thine ocean depths its flow
May richer, fuller be.

2 O Light that followest all my way,
I yield my flick'ring torch to thee;
My heart restores its borrowed ray,
That in thy sunshine's blaze its day
May brighter, fairer be.

3 O Joy that seekest me through pain
I cannot close my heart to thee;
I trace the rainbow through the rain,
And feel the promise is not vain
That morn shall tearless be.

4 O Cross that liftest up my head,
I dare not ask to fly from thee;
I lay in dust life's glory dead,
And from the ground there blossoms red
Life that shall endless be.


Text Information
First Line: O Love that wilt not let me go
Author: George Matheson
Publication Date: 1961
Meter: 8. 8. 8. 8. 6.
Scripture: Jeremiah 31:3
Topic: Assurance; Christ: The Light; Christ: Love and Grace of (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Albert L. Peace (1885)
Meter: 8. 8. 8. 8. 6.
Key: A♭ Major

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