625. Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

1 Love divine, all loves excelling,
Joy of heaven, to earth come down:
Fix in us your humble dwelling,
All your faithful mercies crown.
Jesus, you are all compassion,
Boundless love that makes us whole:
Visit us with your salvation,
Enter every trembling soul.

2 Come, Almighty, to deliver,
Let us all your grace receive;
Suddenly return, and never,
Never more your temple leave.
You we would be always blessing,
Serve you as your hosts above,
Pray, and praise you without ceasing,
Glory in your perfect love.

3 Finish then your new creation,
Pure and sinless let us be;
Let us see your great salvation,
Perfect in eternity:
Changed from glory into glory
Till in heaven we take our place,
There to cast our crowns before you,
Lost in wonder, love, and praise.

Text Information
First Line: Love divine, all loves excelling
Title: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788 (alt.)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1994
Topic: End Times; God's Presence; Love (3 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: Rowland H. Prichard, 1811-1887
Meter: 87 87 D
Key: E♭ Major

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