God is love.@1 John 4:16
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James Rowe (1865-1933)

James Rowe, With Banner and Song (Chicago, Illinois: Hope Publishing Company, 1906).

Ira B. Wilson (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Ira B. Wilson (1880-1950)

Songbirds in the woodlands sing it,
Flowers breathe it in the grove,
Bells in tower and steeple ring it—
God is goodness, God is love.

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Lift your voices, happy, happy voices,
And the sunny hours of life improve;
Praise Him for His countless blessings—
God is goodness, God is love.

Smiling plains and vales display it,
Breezes tell it as they rove,
Rivers, rills, and brooklets say it—
God is goodness, God is love.

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Lakes and seas with joy reveal it,
Suns proclaim it from above,
In our hearts today we feel it—
God is goodness, God is love.

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