God is love.@1 John 4:8

Laura Sanford, in Augsburg Songs No. 2 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lutheran Publication Society, 1893), number 30.

Bagnolet John H. Kissinger, 1893 (🔊 pdf nwc).

John H. Kissinger (1845–1922)

How kind is my heavenly Father!
He touches my heart every day
With sweetness of love He has for me,
A love I can never repay.

A stream of the heavenly water
Goes singing along by my door;
I fill there my cup every morning—
At evening I linger for more.

I never shall weary of living
While that stream runs close to my door,
And sings of the far away fountains
Of love that my Lord has in store.