9662. Oh The Love That Us Redeemed

1 Oh the love that us redeemèd!
Who can all that love explore?
From the cross on us it beamèd,
Angel hosts that love, adore;
Wondrous love from Heav’n descending,
Men to raise to life on high!
Be our praise to Him ascending
Who for sinners deigned to die!

2 Holy Lamb of God! we bless Thee:
Thou our sins hast borne away;
King of kings our songs confess Thee,
Light of everlasting day!
What though still the world disown Thee,
Thou o’er Heav’n and earth dost reign;
In our hearts we, Lord, enthrone Thee,
Thou wilt not our love disdain.

3 For Thy sorrows we adore Thee,
For the griefs that wrought our peace:
Gracious Savior! we implore Thee,
In our hearts Thy love increase.
Lord, to Thee in sorrow flying,
May we find in Thee our rest:
Lord, on Thee in death relying,
May our end in Thee be blest.

Text Information
First Line: Oh the love that us redeemed!
Title: Oh The Love That Us Redeemed
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Meter: 87.87 D
Language: English
Source: Psalms and Hymns (Cambridge, England: John Deighton, 1851)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: O DU LIEBE
Meter: 87.87 D
Key: G Major
Source: Erbaulicher Musikalischer Christen-Schatz, by Johann Thommen (Basel, Switzerland: 1745)
Copyright: Public Domain



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