Love Divine

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1 It was love that sent a Savior
To this world of sin and woe;
It was love that left heav’n’s portals,
And came down to dwell below;
It was love that stilled the waters
On the stormy Galilee;
It was love that paid sin’s ransom,
One dark day on Calvary.

Refrain:
Love so divine,
Love so sublime,
Love that is deeper than any sea;
Love for us all, oh, how can it be!

2 It was love that heard my pleadings
When I cried out in my sin;
It was love that gave me comfort;
It was love that took me in;
It was love that whispered softly,
“I will never cast you out;”
It was love that eased my heartache;
It was love removed my doubt. [Refrain]

3 It is love that still is knocking
At the hearts of sinful men;
It is love that never tires,
But that knocks and knocks again;
It is love that solves all problems
In this world of care and strife;
It is love, the love of Jesus,
That gives hope, and peace, and life. [Refrain]

Source: Favorites Number 2: A Collection of Gospel Songs #15

Author: Gerald E. Bonney

Gerald E. Bonny was an evangelist, minister of the Gospel, hymnwriter. Bonney published a book called "Sacred Songs" in 1931 of original hymns and songs. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2001043802.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: It was love that sent a Savior
Title: Love Divine
Author: Gerald E. Bonney (1922)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Love so divine, love so sublime
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #448

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