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'Twas wondrous depth of heavenly love

'Twas wondrous depth of heavenly love

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Tune: ERNAN (Mason)
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 'Twas wondrous depth of heavenly love
That brought our Saviour from above
To walk with men, a sinful race,
To seek and save them by his grace.

2 He left his own majestic bliss,
To sojourn in a world like this;
Not to be honored as deserved,
But he was here as one who served.

3 He was a true and constant friend;
He loves his chosen to the end;
And to impress a lesson meet,
He washed his dear disciples' feet.

4 "Ye call me Lord, and that is true;
Then do as I have done to you;
Since 'tis your privilege to know,
You will be happy if you do."

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1101

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 17, 1814, Brookfield, New York. Died: March 22, 1892, Mill Grove, New York. Buried: West Ridgeway Cemetery, Me­di­na, New York. Cottrell was known as a writ­er, po­et and min­i­s­ter. A mem­ber of the Seventh-day Adventists, he served for a time on the ed­it­or­i­al com­mit­tee of The Re­view and Her­ald in Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan. As of 1857, he was liv­ing in Mill Grove, New York. Go to person page >

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First Line: 'Twas wondrous depth of heavenly love
Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1193

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1101

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