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O love of God most full

O love of God most full

Author: Oscar Clute
Published in 27 hymnals

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1 O Love of God most full,
O Love of God most free,
Come warm my heart, come fill my soul,
Come lead me unto Thee!

2 Warm as the glowing sun
So shines Thy love on me,
It wraps me round with kindly care,
It draws me unto Thee.

3 The wildest sea is calm,
The tempest brings no fear,
The darkest night is full of light,
Because Thy love is near.

4 O Love of God most full,
O Love of God most free,
Thou warmest my heart, Thou fillest my soul,
With might Thou strengthenest me.


Source: The Hymnbook #118

Author: Oscar Clute

Born: March 11, 1837, Beth­le­hem (near Al­ba­ny), New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 27, 1903, Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Los An­ge­les Na­tion­al Cem­e­te­ry, Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia. After teach­ing school (1854-59), Clute grad­u­at­ed from the Mi­chi­gan Ag­ri­cul­tur­al Coll­ege, then taught math 1862-66 be­fore stu­dy­ing at Mead­ville The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­ary. He pas­tored in Vine­land and New­ark, New Jer­sey; Ke­o­kuk and Iowa Ci­ty, Iowa; and Po­mo­na, Cal­i­for­nia. He al­so served as the fourth pres­i­dent of the Mi­chi­gan Ag­ri­cul­tur­al Coll­ege (now Mich­i­gan State Coll­ege) (1889-93) and Flor­i­da Ag­ri­cul­tur­al Coll­ege (1893-97… Go to person page >

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O Love of God most full. O. Clute. [The Love of God.] This is given in The Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904, as by "O. Clute." We have no further information. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



Robert Jackson (b, Oldham, Lancashire, England, 1842; d. Oldham, 1914) originally, composed TRENTHAM as a setting for Henry W. Baker's "O Perfect Life of Love" (380). Named for a village in Staffordshire, England, close to the town in which Jackson was born, the tune was published with the Baker tex…

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Also called: WIRKSWORTH WIRKSWORTH was first published in John Chetham's collection A Book of Psalmody (1718) and gained its present shape in James Green's Book of Psalm Tunes (1724). Set in minor tonality, WIRKSWORTH has a folk-like charm. The tune's name derives from the town Wirksworth in Derbysh…

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The Cyber Hymnal #5079
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