O God Whose Loving Has No End

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O God whose loving has no end,
We grieve for one who died:
We mourn a husband, father, friend*
No longer at our side.

We grieve for moments never shared,
For music never sung.
Yet we have hope! Our Christ prepared
For us a glorious home.

We thank you, Lord, for healing gifts:
For faith that leads us through,
For hope that patiently uplifts,
For love that makes us new.

O help us, Lord, to wait the day
That we cannot yet see,
When you’ll wipe every tear away
For all eternity.

*Alternate wording:
“We mourn a mother, wife and friend”
“We mourn a woman, neighbor, friend”
or similar line


Source: Songs of Grace: new hymns for God and neighbor #44

Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

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First Line: O God whose loving has no end
Title: O God Whose Loving Has No End
Original Language: English
Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette (2002)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Publication Date: 2002
Copyright: Copyright © 2002 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved

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