Friday, September 06, 2013


Found another great song to be listed as one of my favorite songs through the ages! I first heard this song at my church, Scarborough Baptist Church. Not only modern songs, they also play hymns and old songs and I really like that because it makes me feel peaceful. When I first sang and read the lyric, I thought that this must be a very old hymn. And yes I am right, it was written in 1917 by Frederick M. Lehman. 1917! It means that the age of this song is 96 years old, almost one century! WOW! Haha. I love its simple tune and beautiful lyric. Posted below here.

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.

Oh, love of God, how rich and pure!
How measureless and strong!
It shall forevermore endure—
The saints’ and angels’ song.

When hoary time shall pass away,
And earthly thrones and kingdoms fall,
When men who here refuse to pray,
On rocks and hills and mountains call,
God’s love so sure, shall still endure,
All measureless and strong;
Redeeming grace to Adam’s race—
The saints’ and angels’ song.

Could we with ink the ocean fill,
And were the skies of parchment made,
Were every stalk on earth a quill,
And every man a scribe by trade;
To write the love of God above
Would drain the ocean dry;
Nor could the scroll contain the whole,
Though stretched from sky to sky.

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