O, The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

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 full of blessing, ’tis a haven giving 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!

S. Trevor Francis
1875

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3 thoughts on “O, The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

  1. Greetings from Wordwise Hymns. Thanks for sharing this beautiful hymn. It caught my eye because I posted an article on it this morning. It’s a song our churches should use much more than they do–and yes, to the tune Ebenezer. God bless.

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