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Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Composer Carl Johengen
Text Charles Wesley
Voicing
SATB and organ, brass quintet, and opt. cong.
Topics Freedom, Love of God, New Creation
Length
4' 30" Price $1.50 (U.S.) Released 3/96
Catalog no. 425-868 Difficulty Moderately easy
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Description
An inspiring setting of this beloved hymn, and a great way to open or end a worship service.

Text
Love divine, all loves excelling,
joy of heaven, to earth come down,
fix in us thy humble dwelling,
all thy faithful mercies crown!
Jesus, thou art all compassion,
pure, unbounded love thou art;
visit us with thy salvation,
enter every trembling heart.

Breath, O breathe thy loving Spirit
into every troubled breast!
Let us all in thee inherit,
let us find the promised rest;
take away the love of sinning;
Alpha and Omega be;
end of faith, as its beginning,
set our hearts at liberty.

Come, Almighty to deliver,
let us all thy life receive;
suddenly return, and never,
nevermore thy temples leave.
Thee we would be always blessing
serve thee as thy hosts above;
pray, and praise thee without ceasing,
glory in thy perfect love.

Finish, then thy new creation;
pure and spotless let us be;
let us see thy great salvation
perfectly restored in thee;
changed from glory into glory,
till in heaven we take our place,
till we cast our crowns before thee,
lost in wonder, love, and praise.
Amen, amen!

Text: Charles Wesley, 1747.

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