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Love Is the Theme

Of the themes that men have known

Author: Albert C. Fisher
Tune: FISHER
Published in 45 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Full Text

1 Of the themes that men have known,
One supremely stands alone;
Through the ages it has shown,
'Tis His wonderful, wonderful love.

Love is the theme, love is supreme;
Sweeter it grows, glory bestows;
Bright as the sun ever it glows!
Love is the theme, eternal theme!

2 Let the bells of heaven ring,
Let the saints their tribute bring,
Let the world true praises sing
For His wonderful wonderful love.

[Chorus]

3 Since the Lord my soul unbound,
I am telling all around,
Pardon, peace and joy are found
In His wonderful, wonderful love.

[Chorus]

4 As of old when blind and lame
To the blessed Master came,
Sinners, call ye on His name,
Trust His wonderful, wonderful love.

[Chorus]

Source: Baptist Hymnal 2008 #106

Author: Albert C. Fisher

Born: March 10, 1886, New Berne, North Carolina. Died: February 6, 1946, Dallas, Texas. Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Texas. Fisher attended Fort Worth University and Polytechnic College, Fort Worth, Texas; Vanderbilt University; Southern Methodist University; and earned his Doctor of Divinity degree at Asbury College, Kentucky. He moved to Fort Worth in 1908, and for a decade served as a general evangelist for the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. In World War I, he was a military chaplain. After the war, he worked in the East Oklahoma Conference and (beginning in 1944), the North Texas Conference. His works include: Best Revival Songs (Nashville, Tennessee: The Cokesbury Press, 1924) (music editor) --www.hymnt… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Of the themes that men have known
Title: Love Is the Theme
Author: Albert C. Fisher
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Love is the theme, love is supreme

Timeline

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #545
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
The Cyber Hymnal #4045
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #545TextAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #106TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #1671Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #4045TextScoreAudio
Include 41 pre-1979 instances



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