Sweet Love of Christ

The love of Christ, so wonderful and holy

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Tune: [The love of Christ, so wonderful and holy]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 The love of Christ, so wonderful and holy!
A thousand tongues could not its fulness tell;
Yet, O what joy, what bliss beyond expressing!
Within our hearts this precious love may dwell!

Refrain:
Sweet love of Christ! sweet love that knows no changing!
No blessing heav’n may give can equal Thee!
Our joy, our hope, our comfort everlasting!
Sweet love of Christ, so full, so glad, so free!

2 A world once lost is saved to life eternal,
And hope springs up anew on joyful wing!
There is no sorrow but hath compensation,
And all thro’ Thy sweet love, O Christ our King! [Refrain]

3 O for a worthier voice to sing Thy praises!
O for a tongue to chant Thy love to men!
Then thro’ the whole wide world a song we’re swelling
That should rise upward to Thy courts again! [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #100

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner

Fronie Bell Turner, married to Rev. R. N. Turner, pastor in the Protestant Episcopal Church. Go to person page >

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First Line: The love of Christ, so wonderful and holy
Title: Sweet Love of Christ
Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Refrain First Line: Sweet love of Christ
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