God is love, O what a refuge

Representative Text

1. God is love, oh, what a refuge
When temptations us assail,
When the way seems dark and dismal,
And all earthly pleasures fail.

Chorus:
God is love, O sinner, hear it;
Does your heart now long for peace?
God is love, O sinner, hear it;
He will give you sweet release.

2. Friends grow cold, misfortunes reach us,
Enemies e'en tread us down,
But God's hand with aim unerring,
Points us to a waiting crown.
[Chorus]

3. Tarry not then, friendless sinner,
'Till the evening shadows fall;
Come and prove that God is loving,
Come while yet you hear him call.
[Chorus]

Source: The Welcome Voice: a collection of gospel hymns and songs #48

Author: Jennie Stout

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Text Information

First Line: God is love, O what a refuge
Author: Jennie Stout
Refrain First Line: God is love, O sinner, hear it
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