The mighty love of Jesus

Jesus' love in fulness

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [Jesus’ love in fulness]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Jesus’ love in fulness
Like the surging sea,
Rolls in mighty billows
Till it reaches me.

Refrain:
Rolling, rolling,
Jesus’ love and tender mercies o’er me roll;
Rolling, rolling,
Jesus’ love like ocean billows floods my soul.

2 Even me, a sinner,
Jesus came to save;
Precious life a ransom
For my soul He gave. [Refrain]

3 Tides of love eternal
Roll upon the strand;
Earth is full of glory
From the heav’nly land. [Refrain]

4 Still they break in blessing,
Billows of His love;
They at last shall bear me
To the home above. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #123

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus' love in fulness
Title: The mighty love of Jesus
Author: Julia H. Johnston

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