The love of God is greater far

The love of God is greater far. Frederick Martin Lehman* (1868-1953). According to Hymnary.org, and the Cyber Hymnal, this hymn dates from 1917, although stanza 3 is taken from a text that is much older. The first two stanzas, and the refrain, are by Lehman: The love of God is greater far   Than tongue or pen can ever tell; It goes beyond the highest star,   And reaches to the lowest hell; The guilty pair, bowed down with care,   God gave His Son to win; His erring child he reconciled,   And pardoned from his sin. The refrain was O love of God, how rich and pure; How measureless and strong! It shall for evermore endure, The saints’ and angels’ song. When time at last shall pass away,...

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