This hymn was song by solist's in the Welsh Revival. It was favoured by Evan Roberts. There was a major emphasis on the cross of christ in the preaching and singing during this time in Welsh area. It's a shame we don't sing it more in christian circles now.---[b]HERE IS LOVE[/b]Here is love, vast as the ocean,Lovingkindness as the flood,When the Prince of Life, our Ransom,Shed for us His precious blood.Who His love will not remember?Who can cease to sing His praise?He can never be forgotten,Throughout Heavns eternal days.On the mount of crucifixion,Fountains opened deep and wide;Through the floodgates of Gods mercyFlowed a vast and gracious tide.Grace and love, like mighty rivers,Poured incessant from above,And Heavns peace and perfect justiceKissed a guilty world in love.Let me all Thy love accepting,Love Thee, ever all my days;Let me seek Thy kingdom onlyAnd my life be to Thy praise;Thou alone shalt be my glory,Nothing in the world I see.Thou hast cleansed and sanctified me,Thou Thyself hast set me free.In Thy truth Thou dost direct meBy Thy Spirit through Thy Word;And Thy grace my need is meeting,As I trust in Thee, my Lord.Of Thy fullness Thou art pouringThy great love and power on me,Without measure, full and boundless,Drawing out my heart to Thee.lyrics here:http://www.cyberhymnal.org/htm/h/e/herelove.htm
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Hi GregThis has been firm favourite in many groups for about 3 years here in the UK. It in now in several recent song books.It is wonderful how this hymn passes from worship to genuine receiving of the glories sung. There are not many hymns that will take you from declaration to aspiration and then to reception.
It is wonderful how this hymn passes from worship to genuine receiving of the glories sung. There are not many hymns that will take you from declaration to aspiration and then to reception.
sermonindex wrote:Yes it seems many newer songs affect the heart but leave the mind intact. These hymns affect the mind and affections at the same time, bringing the whole facualty of man into worship with God.