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49. God Is Love

1 God is love; his mercy brightens
All the path in which we rove;
Bliss he wakes and woe he lightens;
God is wisdom, God is love.

2 Chance and change are busy ever;
Man decays and ages move;
But his mercy waneth never;
God is wisdom, God is love.

3 E'en the hour that darkest seemeth,
Will his changeless goodness prove;
From the gloom his brightness streameth,
God is wisdom, God is love.

4 He with earthly cares entwineth
Hope and comfort from above;
Everywhere his glory shineth;
God is wisdom, God is love.

Text Information
First Line: God is love; his mecy brightens
Title: God Is Love
Author: Sir J. Bowring
Publication Date: 1884
Tune Information
Name: [God is love; his mercy brightens]
Composer: A. A. Armen

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