God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.@John 3:16
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Daniel W. Whittle (1840-1901)

Daniel W. Whittle, in Gospel Hymns No. 5, by Ira D. Sankey, James McGranahan & George C. Stebbins (New York/Cincinnati, Ohio/Chicago, Illinois: Biglow & Main/John Church, 1887), number 45. Some hymnals show the author as El Nathan, one of Whittle’s pseudonyms.

James McGranahan (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James McGranahan (1840-1907)

Let us sing of the love of the Lord,
As now to the cross we draw nigh;
Let us sing to the praise
Of the God of all grace,
For the love that gave Jesus to die.

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O the love that gave Jesus to die,
The love that gave Jesus to die;
Praise God, it is mine,
This love so divine,
The love that gave Jesus to die.

O how great was the love that was shown
To us—we can never tell why—
Not to angels, but men;
Let us praise Him again
For the love that gave Jesus to die.

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Now this love unto all God commends,
Not one would His mercy pass by;
Whosoever shall call,
There is pardon for all
In the love that gave Jesus to die.

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Who is He that can separate those
Whom God doth in love justify;
Whatsoever we need,
He includes in the deed,
In the love that gave Jesus to die.

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