O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High

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O love, how deep, how broad, how high,
beyond all thought and fantasy,
that God, the Son of God, should take
our mortal form for mortals’ sake!
For us baptized, for us he bore
his holy fast and hungered sore;
for us temptation sharp he knew,
for us the tempter overthrew.
For us to wicked men betrayed,
scourged, mocked, in crown of thorns arrayed;
for us he bore the cross’s death,
for us at length gave up his breath.
For us he rose from death again;
for us he went on high to reign;
for us he sent his Spirit here
to guide, to strengthen, and to cheer.
All honor, laud, and glory be,
O Jesus, virgin-born, to thee;
whom with the Father we adore,
and Holy Ghost, forevermore.

Text Information View on Hymnary

First Line:
O love, how deep, how broad, how high
Title:
O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High
Latin Title:
O amor quam ecstaticus!
Author (attributed to):
Thomas á Kempis
Translator:
Benjamin Webb
Meter:
8.8.8.8
Source:
Latin, 15th cent.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Public Domain

Tune Information

Section: Introduction View on Hymnary
Title:
DEO GRACIAS (English)
Meter:
8.8.8.8
Copyright:
Public Domain
Section: Verse View on Hymnary
Title:
PUER NOBIS NASCITUR
Composer:
Michael Praetorius
Meter:
8.8.8.8
Copyright:
Public Domain