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O God, Whose Wondrous Name Is Love

by R.C. Chapman

Tune: St. Catherine

1 O GOD, whose wondrous name is Love,
Whose grace has fashioned us anew,
Before Thy face now stands the Lamb,
Whom sinful man once pierced and slew:
For us Thy Son Thou didst not spare,
For us how canst Thou cease to care?

2 O God our Father, grant us all
The little child's simplicity!
From us the doubtful mind remove;
We boast a God that cannot lie!
Taught to repose, through love divine,
On truth itself, on truth divine.

3 Thou art the Potter, we the clay,
Thy will be ours, Thy truth our light,
Thy love the fountain of our joy,
Thine arm a safeguard day and night,
Till Thou shalt wipe all tears away,
And bring forth everlasting day.

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