Dying Love and Living Love

It is not dying love alone

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Tune: [It is not dying love alone]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 It is not dying love alone
That fills my heart with peace,
But love still flowing from the throne—
A love that will not cease.

‘Twas dying love, ‘twas dying love,
That paid, that paid my debt;
‘Tis living love, ‘tis living love
That loves, that loves me yet!

2 His love was stronger than the death
Endured on Calvary;
And many waters cannot quench
The love He has for me. [Refrain]

3 The dying love is still unchanged
Since He, my Lord, arose;
His heart can never be estranged,
His love for ever flows. [Refrain]

4 The love that sent its Well-Beloved,
The love that gladly came;
Which was by death so fully proved,
That love is still the same. [Refrain]

5 The love that prompted such a gift
Will never let me go;
Beyond its pow’r I cannot drift,
Because He loves me so. [Refrain]

Source: Victorious Life Hymns #215

Author: Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was a Christian hymnist, probably best known for her 1907 hymn "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Ada R. Habershon was born in Marylebone, England on Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1861. Her father, Dr. Samuel Osborne Ha­ber­shon, was a noted physician; her mother was Grace Habershon. She was raised in Chelsea, London, in a Christian home. In her twenties, she was a member of the circle surrounding Charles Spurgeon. She met Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey in 1884 during their preaching tour of England. At their urging, she visited the United States, delivering a series of lectures on the Old Testament that were later published. Habershon's first foray into hymn writing came in 1899, when she wrote several hymns in the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: It is not dying love alone
Title: Dying Love and Living Love
Author: Ada R. Habershon
Refrain First Line: 'Twas dying love, 'twas dying love
Copyright: Public Domain



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Alexander's Hymns No. 2 #60

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Victorious Life Hymns #215

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