446. O Love That Will Not Let Me Go

1 O Love that will 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.

Text Information
First Line: O Love that will not let me go
Title: O Love That Will Not Let Me Go
Author: George Matheson, 1842-1906
Publication Date: 2003
Scripture: John 12:24; Psalm 62:1; John 1:9; Psalm 30:5; Jeremiah 31:3; Genesis 9:12-17; Galatians 6:14; Psalm 91:1; Romans 8:37-39; Psalm 62:5
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Albert L. Peace, 1844-1912
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

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