#104: Immortal Love — Forever Full


(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)

I don’t really remember this hymn, but singing through it certainly shows a lot of words to try and comprehend the depth of their meaning.


Immortal Love —  forever full,

Forever flowing free,

Forever shared, forever whole,

A never-ebbing sea!


We may not climb the heav’nly steeps

To bring the Lord Christ down;

In vain we search the lowest deeps,

For Him no depths can drown.


But warm, sweet, tender, even yet

A present help is He;

And faith has still its Olivet,

And love its Galilee.


The healing of His seamless dress

Is by our beds of pain;

We touch Him in life’s throng and press,

And we are wole again.


Thru Him the first fond prayers are said

Our lips of childhood frame;

The last low whispers of our dead

Are burdened with His name.


O Lord and Master of us all,

Whate’er our name or sign,

We own Thy sway, we Hear Thy call,

We test our lives by Thine!



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