The love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.@Romans 8:39
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James Rowe (18651933)

James Rowe, in Praises, edited by Edwin O. Excell (Chicago, Illinois: Edwin O. Excell, 1905), number 80.

Edwin O. Excell (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Edwin O. Excell (18511921)

I once heard a sweet story of wonderful love,
And it lifted the cross that I bore,
Made me think of the home and the dear ones above,
I am longing to hear it once more.

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I am longing to hear it once more,
The story repeat o’er and o’er;
It is rapture divine to know He is mine;
I am longing to hear it once more.

Tho’ afar I had wandered in darkness and sin,
And tho’ helpless, and weary, and poor,
This sweet story left light, hope and gladness within;
I am longing to hear it once more.

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That sweet story of Jesus who died on the tree
Will be told on eternity’s shore;
How He came as a ransom for you and for me,
I am longing to hear it once more.

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