323. O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go

1 O Love that wilt not let me go,
I rest my weary soul in Thee;
I give Thee back the life I owe,
That in Thine ocean depths its flow
May richer, fuller be.

2 O Light that followest all my way,
I yield my flickering torch to Thee;
My heart restores its borrowed ray,
That in Thy sunshine's blaze its day
May brighter, fairer be.

3 O Joy that seekest me through pain,
I cannot close my heart to Thee;
I trace the rainbow through the rain,
And feel the promise is not vain
That morn shall tearless be.

4 O Cross that liftest up my head,
I dare not ask to fly from Thee;
I lay in dust life's glory dead,
And from the ground there blossoms red
Life that shall endless be.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: O Love that wilt not let me go
Title: O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go
Author: George Matheson, 1842-1906
Language: English
Publication Date: 1957
Topic: Devotional; Fellowship: with God; Inner Life (2 more...)
Copyright: By permission of Novello & Co. Ltd.
Notes: Now Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: ST. MARGARET
Composer: Albert L. Peace, 1844-1912
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: By permission of Novello & Co. Ltd.
Notes: Now Public Domain



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