Faithful is he and great his mercies are

Faithful is he and great his mercies are

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Faithful is he and great his mercies are]
Published in 10 hymnals

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1 Faithful is he, and great his mercies are,
Lasting is his love, lasting is his love;
All thro’ his word his promises declare,
His love shall never move.

’Tis love, ’tis love, redeeming love,
’Tis love that ever will abide,
’Tis love that knows no ebb nor flow,
’Tis love that opened wide a crimson tide,
That washes white as snow.

2 Love found a way to rescue fallen man,
Love so full and free, love so full and free
’Twas love that formed and carried on the plan,
And sent my Lord to me. [Refrain]

3 “Love is the chain, the golden chain that binds,
Happy souls above, happy souls above;
He is an heir of heav’n indeed who finds,
His bosom glow with love.” [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #15

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

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First Line: Faithful is he and great his mercies are
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: 'Tis love, 'tis love, redeeming love



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