One of the great eighteenth-century English evangelical hymns, Love divine, all loves excelling was inspired by the form and metre of Dryden’s patriotic poem. Play full-length songs from Love Divine All Loves Excelling (Hyfrydol) [ Instrumental Version] by John Keys on your phone, computer and home audio system with. Music Sample: CGB Alleluia! Sing to Jesus! (Organ Score) Sample PDF. Description: This majestic, festive concertato on the hymn tune “Hyfrydol” is.

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Jesus, Thou art all compassion; pure, unbounded love Thou art; lovees us with Thy salvation; enter ev’ry trembling heart. Moravian Book of Worship Skip to main content. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April At its first appearance, the hymn was in four stanzas of eight lines 8.

Small Church Music Kingsway, ; Sacred song Collegeville, MN: Rowland Hugh Prichard, Boston,no. Representative Text 1 Love divine, all loves excelling, joy of heav’n, to earth come down, fix in us Thy humble dwelling; all Thy faithful mercies crown.


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Love divine, all loves excelling Meter: Lovees to God In Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree inand became a college tutor. Laura de Jong, Hymnary. Aside from the Wesleys’ own abridgement, other abridged versions include one that combines the first half of the second stanza with the first half of the third omitting the remainder of each ; [25] another that omits the third stanza, as well as introducing some aesthetic changes that tend toward the bland; [26] another that combines the first half of stanza 1 with the first half of stanza 2 into a single new stanza 1 and retains a modified version of stanza 4 as a new stanza 2; [27] and yet hyfrydoll that omits the fourth.


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The two forms, the full and the abridged, have thus come into hufrydol use. Several rephrasings of “Love Divine” continue in circulation. Christian Initiation ; Marriage ; Second Coming. FlexScores are available in the Media section below.

Kingsway, ; Peter Horrobin and Greg Leaver, ed. Charles Wesley Date: Church Hymnary 4th ed. Views Read Edit View history. Christ Love; Prayer Hymns of; Worship. The same is probably true of other oft-changed lines.

God is love, and we are the mirrors and bearers of that love to each other. Love divine, all loves excelling Tune Title: Wikisource has original text related to this article: Madan in particular is known for his influential hymn tinkering:.

Many—certainly including those of a more Calvinist persuasion, and even perhaps Wesley’s brother John —found this idea troublesome.