What they’re singing in Church

Couldn’t sleep last night so I went back to the Ragamuffin Blog and worked through Youtube videos of songs that  contemporary Christian worship leaders said were getting enthusiastic responses in their churches.   Finally I got a bit tired of the hype and the bands, the pretty background pictures and I must admit, of the noise and energy level.  Here’s something old and yet being revived.


Here is love, vast as the ocean
Lovingkindness as the flood
When the Prince of Life, our Ransom
Shed for us His precious blood
Who His love will not remember?
Who can cease to sing His praise?
He can never be forgotten
Throughout Heav’n’s eternal days

On the mount of crucifixion
Fountains opened deep and wide
Through the floodgates of God’s mercy
Flowed a vast a gracious tide
Grace and love, like mighty rivers
Poured incessant from above
And Heav’n’s peace and perfect justice
Kissed a guilty world in love

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