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'Tis Love, Redeeming Love

Faithful is he and great his mercies are

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Faithful is he and great his mercies are]
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

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 USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Faithful is he and great his mercies are
Title: 'Tis Love, Redeeming Love
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: 'Tis love, 'tis love, redeeming love
Publication Date: 1901
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Choice Hymns No. 1 #24

Christian Hymns and Songs #d36

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Gloria in Excelsis #163

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Magnificat #59

Revival Gems No. 1 #d8

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Songs of Christian Service #114

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #62

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The Old Story in Song #15

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The Revival No. 4 #37

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The Voice of Praise #116

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Triumphant Praises #45

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