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His Love Is an Ocean

His love is an ocean so boundless and deep

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [His love is an ocean so boundless and deep]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 His love is an ocean so boundless and deep,
It reaches from glory to me;
I’m borne on its current from sin and from self,
Forever with Jesus to be.

His wonderful love, his marvelous love,
Its heights and its depths are unknown;
I’m sure it has reached to the depth of my sin,
And up to the height of his throne.

2 His love is a mountain as high as his throne
And covered with verdure so fair;
With wings as an eagle his children may rise
Its beauty and blessings to share. [Refrain]

3 His love is a sunbeam, diffusing its light
Wherever a sad heart is found;
How quickly life’s shadows depart, and we seem
To walk on delectable ground. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 3: for use in religious meetings #14

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: His love is an ocean so boundless and deep
Title: His Love Is an Ocean
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: His wonderful love, His marvelous love
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Celestial Songs #368

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #220

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New Songs of the Gospel No. 3 #14

Revival Gems No. 1 #d12

The Bread of Life Songs #d36

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