O Love That Casts Out Fear

O Love that casts out fear, O Love that casts out sin

Author: Horatius Bonar (1861)
Published in 73 hymnals

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1 O love that casts out fear,
O love that casts out sin,
Oh, stay no more without
But come and dwell within.
True sunlight of the soul,
Surround us as we go;
So shall our way be safe,
Our feet no straying know.

2 Great love of God, come in!
O spring of lasting peace,
O living water, come,
Spring up and never cease.
Love of the living God,
Of Father and of Son,
Love of the Holy Ghost,
Make now our hearts as one.

Source: Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #604

Author: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Love that casts out fear, O Love that casts out sin
Title: O Love That Casts Out Fear
Author: Horatius Bonar (1861)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

AGO Founders Hymnal #80

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Christian Worship #604

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #364

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Hymnal 1982 #700

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Rejoice in the Lord #523


The Cyber Hymnal #5154

Include 67 pre-1979 instances
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