658. 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 flickering 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
Title: O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go
Author: George Matheson (1881)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 8 8 8 8 6
Topic: The Church in the World: Commitment: Trust; Assurance; Commitment (31 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. MARGARET
Composer: Albert Lister Peace (1884)
Meter: 8 8 8 8 6
Key: G Major



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