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[The love of God is greater far]

Composer: Frederick M. Lehman

Frederick Martin Lehman, 1868-1953 Born: August 7, 1868, Mecklenburg, Schwerin, Germany. Died: February 20, 1953, Pasadena, California. Buried: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California. Lehman emigrated to America with his family at age four, settling in Iowa, where he lived most of childhood. He came to Christ at age 11, as he relates: One glad morning about eleven o’clock while walking up the country lane, skirted by a wild crab-apple grove on the right and an osage fence, with an old white-elm gate in a gap at the left, suddenly Heaven let a cornucopia of glory descend on the eleven-year old lad. The wild crab-apple grove assumed a heavenly glow and the osage fence an unearthly lustre. That old white-elm gate with… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [The love of God is greater far]
Composer: Frederick M. Lehman (1917)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.86.8.6. with refrain
Incipit: 11235 65535 53243
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Easter and After: Hymn Settings for Organ with a Jazz Spirit
    Composer/Editor Marianne Kim
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2017) pp. 32
  • I Will Praise Him: Gospel Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editor Myra Schubert
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2008) pp. 18
  • Honor and Majesty: Eight Thematic Hymn Medleys for Organ
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2004) pp. 37
  • The Organist's Library Volume 35
    Composer/Editor Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 29
  • Contemporary Praise for Organ: 23 Favorite Worship Songs
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1989) pp. 22
  • Encore: 50 of Fred Bock's Greatest Gospel Arrangements for Organ
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1984) pp. 21
  • Fred Bock's Great Gospel Hits: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1978) pp. 142
  • The Love of God: Sacred Favorites For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1971) pp. 2
  • More Gospel Songs for All Organs: Includes Registrations for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Sacred Songs (1967) pp. 3
  • Sacred Transcriptions for the Organ: Favorite Gospel Song and Hymn Melodies
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1950) pp. 8

Piano Solo

  • Hymns in a Celtic Style: Piano Settings
    Composer/Editor Larry Shackley
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2016) pp. 20
  • I Need Thee Every Hour: Hymns of Faith and Hope for Piano
    Composer/Editor Marianne Kim
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 22
  • Faith, Hope, and Love: Creative Hymn Expressions for Piano
    Composer/Editor Patti Drennan
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 34
  • Symphony of Worship: Dynamic Hymn Settings with Optional Orchestra Trax
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Joy Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2008) pp. 36
  • A New Song: Distinctive Hymn Settings for Piano
    Composer/Editor Todd Beaney
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 15
  • Sacred Reflections: Moments of Mediation for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Virginia Halberg
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2005) pp. 7
  • Classic Gospel: 10 Master Pieces for Solo Piano - The Artist Series
    Composer/Editor Larry Dalton
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2004) pp. 50
  • Sunday Morning Blend: 25 Solo Keyboard Medleys for Contemporary Worship Volume 2: Hymns plus Praise & Worship Songs Includes Chord Symbols
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2002) pp. 30
  • Precious Memories: Timeless Treasures of Gospel Music
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1999) pp. 57
  • Draw Me Nearer: Piano Instrumentals by Faye Lopez
    Composer/Editor Faye Lopez
    Published By: The Willis Music Company (1997) pp. 52
  • The Love of God: Hymns of Faith and Assurance
    Composer/Editor Lavawan Riley
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1997) pp. 22
  • The Love of God: Passionate Hymn Arrangements for Piano
    Composer/Editor Warren M. Angell
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1997) pp. 21
  • HymnNotes 3 Advanced Level: HN303
    Composer/Editors David G. Parker; Joseph W. Dilley
    Published By: C & L Enterprises, Inc. (1995) pp. 11
  • For Today and Always: 32 Songs of the Faith arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 26
  • Notes from a Thankful Heart: Solos for the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Joy Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1990) pp. 18
  • Favorite Gospel Hymns Book 2
    Composer/Editor Kathleen Dearing
    Published By: Prairie Bible Institute (1978) pp. 33
  • Outstanding Piano Arrangements: The Best of Fred Bock
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1970) pp. 39
  • The Best of Fred Bock: Outstanding Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1970) pp. 39
  • More Gospel Songs for Piano
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1967) pp. 30
  • Meditations for Piano: Hymn Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Jane La Rowe
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1960) pp. 22
  • The Chapel Pianist Book One: Simplified Hymn Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Eleanor Pankow
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1960) pp. 21
  • George Beverly Shea's Album of Sacred Songs: For Voice and Piano with Guitar Chords and Ukulele Diagrams
    Composer/Editor George Beverly Shea
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1955) pp. 2
  • Sacred Transcriptions for Piano No. 3
    Composer/Editor Wilda Jackson Auld
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1952) pp. 12

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #894
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #3989
Text: The Love of God
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 27 of 27)

Ambassador Hymnal #201

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #111

Celebremos Su Gloria #63

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #894

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #62

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #286

Page Scan

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #290

Rejoice Hymns #108

Sacred Selections for the Church #267

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #20

TextPage Scan

Sing Joyfully #305

Audio

Small Church Music #162

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #188

Text

The Celebration Hymnal #157

The Christian Life Hymnal #276

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3989

TextAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9272

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #67

TextPage Scan

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #284

TextAudio

Timeless Truths #987

Text

Together in Song #151

Text

Voices Together #162

TextPage Scan

Yes, Lord! #47

TextPage Scan

ترانيم الإيمان #28

تسابيح المحبة #21

Text

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #41

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #86

Include 22 pre-1979 instances
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