The Love of God

From the throne of God is streaming

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [From the throne of God is streaming]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 From the throne of God is streaming,
Love so free, love so free;
And ‘tis offered to the sinner,
Even unto me.

Love divine, so full and free,
Shown by Christ on Calvary;
Thro’ His grace and tender mercy,
He hath rescued me.

2 When a captive, Jesus sought me,
Set me free, set me free,
By His blood He saved and brought me
His own child to be. [Chorus]

3 Now redeemed, I’ll tell the story,
“Grace is free, grace is free,”
Unto Christ be all the glory,
For He rescued me. [Chorus]

Source: Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #85

Author: William A. Ogden

William A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: From the throne of God is streaming
Title: The Love of God
Author: William A. Ogden
Refrain First Line: Love divine, so full and free
Copyright: Public Domain



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Gems of Song #85

Highest Praise #d32

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