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Wondrous love of Jesus

There is no love like the love of Jesus

Author: W. E. Littlewood
Tune: LOVE OF JESUS
Published in 63 hymnals

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1 There is no love like the love of Jesus,
Never to fail or fall,
Till into the fold of the peace of God,
He has gathered us all.

Chorus:
Jesus' love, precious love,
Boundless and pure and free!
Oh, turn to that love, weary, wand'ring soul,
Jesus pleadeth for thee.

2 There is no heart like the heart of Jesus,
Fill'd with a tender love;
No throb of woe that our hearts can know,
But He feeds it above. [Chorus]

3 Oh, hearken now to the voice of Jesus;
Why will you longer roam:
There's peace and rest on His loving breast,
And a glad heav'nly home. [Chorus]


Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #85

Author: W. E. Littlewood

Littlewood, William Edensor, M.A., born in London, Aug. 2, 1831, educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge (B.A. 1854), and Vicar of St. James's, Bath, 1872-81. Published A Garland from the Parables, 1857, from which "There is no love like the love of Jesus" (Love of Jesus) is taken. He died Sept. 3, 1886. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is no love like the love of Jesus
Title: Wondrous love of Jesus
Author: W. E. Littlewood
Refrain First Line: Jesus' love, precious love, boundless

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6610
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Complete Mission Praise #676
Small Church Music #456Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #6610TextScoreAudio
Include 60 pre-1979 instances



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