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Precious Love

How sweet is the love of Jesus

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [How sweet is the love of Jesus!]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How sweet is the love of Jesus!
‘Tis dearer than life to me,
Than costliest pearl more precious,
And O, I am glad ‘tis free.

Refrain:
Precious love of Jesus,
Changeless, pure and free;
Precious love of Jesus
That He freely giveth me.

2 In sorrow it is my comfort,
In trouble it is my stay;
When clouds of affliction gather,
It driveth them all away. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ friendship the dearest fail me,
Tho’ loved ones may leave my side,
His love is for me unchanging,
With it I am satisfied. [Refrain]

4 And when on the heights of glory,
My eyes shall behold the king,
In rapturous praise unending,
His wonderful love I’ll sing. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #172

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

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Text Information

First Line: How sweet is the love of Jesus
Title: Precious Love
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: Precious love of Jesus

Timeline

Instances

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Gospel Carols #115

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Gospel Herald in Song #172

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Light and Life Songs #104

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Sunshine No. 2 #104

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