God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him.@1 John 4:16

Franklin E. Belden, 1892 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Franklin E. Belden
(1858-1945)

’Tis love that makes us happy,
’Tis love that smoothes the way;
It helps us mind, it makes us kind
To others every day.

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God is love; we’re His little children.
God is love; we would be like Him.
’Tis love that makes us happy,
’Tis love that smoothes the way;
It helps us mind, it makes us kind
To others every day.

This world is full of sorrow,
Of sickness, death and sin;
With loving heart we’ll do our part,
And try some soul to win.

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And when this life is over,
And we are called above,
Our song shall be, eternally,
Of Jesus and His love.

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