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610. O Perfect Love

1 O perfect Love, all human thought transcending,
lowly we kneel in prayer before your throne,
that theirs may be the love which knows no ending,
whom you forevermore unite in one.

2 O perfect Life, be now their full assurance
of tender charity and steadfast faith,
of patient hope and quiet, brave endurance,
with childlike trust that fears no pain or 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.

Text Information
First Line: O perfect Love, all human thought transcending
Title: O Perfect Love
Author: Dorothy F. Gurney, 1858-1932
Publication Date: 2003
Scripture: Ephesians 3:20; Isaiah 55:8; Galatians 5:22; Proverbs 3:5-6; 1 Corinthians 13:12; 1 John 4:12; Romans 8:37-39; Ephesians 5:22; John 14:27
Topic: Family & Relationships
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Joseph Barnby, 1838-1896
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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