In His love and mercy He redeemed them.@Isaiah 63:9
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Henry L. Gilmour (1836-1920)

Henry L. Gilmour, in Songs of Joy and Gladness No. 2 (Boston, Massachusetts/Chicago, Illinois: McDonald, Gill & Company, 1890) (🔊 pdf nwc).

When out in sin and darkness lost,
Love found me;
My fainting soul was tempest tossed,
Love found me;
I heard the Savior’s words so blest,
Love found me;
Come, weary, heavy laden, rest,
Love found me.

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O ’twas love, love,
Love that moved the mighty God,
Love, love, ’twas love found me.

The Spirit roused me from my sleep,
Love found me;
Conviction seized me strong and deep,
Love found me;
Although I long withstood His grace,
Love found me;
He wooed me to His kind embrace,
Love found me.

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I’ll praise Him while He gives me breath,
Love found me;
For saving from an endless death,
Love found me;
Christ is my advocate above,
Love found me;
I’m yoked to Him in perfect love,
Love found me.

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And when I reach the gold paved street,
Love found me;
I’ll sit adoring at His feet,
Love found me;
And sing hosannas round the throne,
Love found me;
Where I shall know as I am known,
Love found me.

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