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Our God of love who reigns above

Our God of love who reigns above

Author: S. J. Stone
Tune: ST. PAUL (Chalmers' Collection)
Published in 5 hymnals

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1. Our God of love, who reigns above,
Comes down to us below;
’Tis sweet to tell He loves so well,
And ’tis enough to know.

2. So deep, so high—like air and sky,
Beyond us, yet around;
He whom our mind can never find
Can in our heart be found.

3. Lord God, so far, past sun and star,
Yet close to all our ways!
In love so near, be pleased to hear
Thy little children’s praise.

4. O may that sign that we are Thine—
Our Father, Savior, friend—
Which sealed our brow, be on us now,
And with us to the end.

5. Through all our way, and every day
Believed, beloved, adored;
Be this our grace, to see Thy face
In Jesus Christ our Lord.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4898

Author: S. J. Stone

Stone, Samuel John, a clergyman of the Church of England, the son of Rev. William Stone, was born at Whitmore, Staffordshire, April 25, 1839. He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he was graduated B.A. in 1862. Later he took orders and served various Churches. He succeeded his father at St. Paul's, Haggerstown, in 1874. He was the author of many original hymns and translations, which were collected and published in 1886. His hymns are hopeful in spirit and skillfully constructed. He published several poetic volumes. He died November 19, 1900 --Hymn Writers of the Church, 1915 (Charles Nutter)… Go to person page >

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Author: S. J. Stone

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