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669. Wonderful Love

1 Come, let us sing of a wonderful love,
Tender and true, tender and true;
Out of the heart of the Father above,
Streaming to me and to you:
Wonderful love, wonderful love
Dwells in the heart of the Father above.

2 Jesus, the Saviour, this gospel to tell
Joyfully came, joyfully came -
Came with the helpless and hopeless to dwell
Sharing their sorrow and shame:
Seeking the lost, seeking the lost;
Saving, redeeming at measureless cost.

3 Jesus is seeking the wanderers yet;
Why do they roam? why do they roam?
Love only waits to forgive and forget;
Home, weary wanderers, home!
Wonderful love, wonderful love
Dwells in the heart of the Father above.

4 Come to my heart, O thou wonderful Love!
Come and abide, come and abide;
Lifting my life till it rises above
Envy and falsehood and pride:
Seeking to be, seeking to be
Lowly and humble, a learner of thee.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Come, let us sing of a wonderful love
Title: Wonderful Love
Author: Robert Walmsley, 1831-1905
Publication Date: 1961
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:4
Topic: Christ: Humiliation of; God: Love and Grace of; Hymns for Informal Occasions (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [Come, let us sing of a wonderful love]
Composer: Adam Watson, 1845-1912
Key: E♭ Major



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