God is light, God is love

Representative Text

1. God is light! God is love!
He hears the broken hearted sigh:
From the heav'ns, high above,
"Come to me," His heart doth cry.

Refrain:
"Lord, help! Lord, help!
We must come, or we shall die."
"Lord, help! Lord, help!
We must come or we shall die."

2. Christ is given! Christ is come!
He stoops to earth from yonder throne;
Cries the cross of His doom
"Come to me, for I atone."

Refrain:
"Jesus, help! Jesus, help!
Wash and make me thus Thine own."
"Jesus, help! Jesus, help!
Wash and make me thus thine own.

3. Crimson blood! on the tree,
'Tis pour'd out for my crimson sins;
To redeem even me,
Life by death my Saviour wins.

Refrain:
"I believe! I believe!
Life eternal now begins."
"I believe! I believe!
Life eternal now begsns."

Source: The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #120

Author: T. Bowman Stephenson

Stephenson, Thomas Bowman, D.D., LL.D., son of the Rev. John Stephenson, was born at Newcastle on Dec. 22, 1839, and educated at Wesley College, Sheffield, subsequently graduating at the University of London. In 1860 he entered the Wesleyan Ministry, and has since laboured in Norwich, Manchester, Bolton, and London. The great work of his life has been the establishment and maintenance of The Children's Home at Victoria Park, London, and its branches at Bolton, Birmingham, and the Isle of Man, and in Canada. Dr. Stephenson has written for Magazines and Reviews, and published a small work on Sisterhoods, and a Memorial Sketch of the late James Barlow. He has written several hymns, of which the following are most widely known:— 1. Fading l… Go to person page >

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First Line: God is light, God is love
Author: T. Bowman Stephenson
Refrain First Line: Lord, help

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