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The Greatest Thing Is Love

O matchless love, how could it be?

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [O matchless love, how could it be]
Published in 15 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O matchless love, how could it be?
Title: The Greatest Thing Is Love
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The greatest thing in earth below is love
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Redeeming Love #180

Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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