The Ocean of God's Love

Like a river flowing Gently to the sea

Author: Marian Froelich
Tune: [Like a river flowing]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Like a river flowing
Gently to the sea,
Flowers sweetly growing
On its verdant lea;
Onward to that ocean,
Hast’ning as its goal;
Blessing by its motion,
Flow thou on, my soul.

Chorus:
Flow on, my soul,
Flow on, my soul,
Flow thou on forever;
Flow thou on, my soul.

2 UP among the mountains,
Near the vaulted skies,
Streamlets have their fountains,
Pure and clear they rise,
Tender, sweet, caressing,
Thro’ the valleys roll;
Cheering, soothing, blessing,
Flow thou thus, my soul. [Chorus]

3 Still the river floweth
Tow’rd the ocean wide;
Never languor knoweth,
Be it ebb or tide;
So, my soul, flow ever,
From thy source above,
T’ward this sea forever,
Ocean of God’s love. [Chorus]


Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #294

Author: Marian Froelich

Marian (or Marion) Froelich, 19th Century, was apparently the wife of organist and composer Gideon Froelich. Lyrics-- At Je­sus’ Feet Bring on the Vol­un­teers Cedars and the Pines, The Child of Beth­le­hem, The Christmas Morning Christmas Mu­sic Dare Ye to Stand? Day Is Break­ing, The Easter Af­ter Cal­va­ry Happy Greet­ings Bring­ing Glorious Re­sur­rect­ion Glory to Beth­le­hem God of the Sea­sons Good Ship Zi­on, The Kings of the Or­i­ent Led, Safe­ly Led Nature’s God, Cre­at­or Wise Old New Song, The Our Sab­bath School Press On and Ne­ver Fear Sail Not With­out the Mas­ter Send Out the Life-L… Go to person page >

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First Line: Like a river flowing Gently to the sea
Title: The Ocean of God's Love
Author: Marian Froelich
Refrain First Line: Flow on, my soul

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Gospel Praise Book #d151

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Jewels of Praise #23

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