It’s Good Friday. And in honor of that anniversary, I shall post one of my all-time favorite hymns. No, it is not a Good Friday or an Easter hymn. I just like it, and therefore I shall post it. Also, it’s an old Welsh tune, which makes me like it even more.

O the deep, deep love of Jesus,
Vast, unmeasured, boundless, free!
Rolling as a mighty ocean
In its fullness over me!
Underneath me, all around me,
Is the current of Thy love
Leading onward, leading homeward
To Thy glorious rest above!

O the deep, deep love of Jesus,
Spread His praise from shore to shore!
How He loveth, ever loveth,
Changeth never, nevermore!
How He watches o’er His loved ones,
Died to call them all His own;
How for them He intercedeth,
Watcheth o’er them from the throne!

O the deep, deep love of Jesus,
Love of every love the best!
’Tis an ocean vast of blessing,
’Tis a haven sweet of rest!
O the deep, deep love of Jesus,
’Tis a heaven of heavens to me;
And it lifts me up to glory,
For it lifts me up to Thee!

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2 responses »

  1. I love this hymn too 🙂 We haven’t sung it at all in the past several weeks… it makes me sad….

  2. Oh, that is sad. That was always one of my highlights of chapel, singing this hymn. I hoped for it every day :).

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