Love Divine: The Incarnation

Love divine, all loves excelling,
Joy of Heaven, to Earth come down;
Fix in us Thy humble dwelling;1528CorregioNativity-2
All Thy faithful mercies crown.
Jesus,Thou art all compassion,
Pure, unbounded love Thou art;
Visit us with Thy salvation;
Enter every trembling heart.

Breathe, O breathe Thy loving Spirit
Into every troubled breast!
Let us all in Thee inherit,
Let us find that second rest.

Thee we would be always blessing,
Serve Thee as Thy hosts above,
Pray, and praise Thee without ceasing,
Glory in Thy perfect love.

Finish then Thy new creation,
Pure and spotless let us be;
Let us see Thy great salvation
Perfectly restored in Thee:
Changed from glory into glory,
Till in Heaven we take our place,
Till we cast our crowns before Thee,
Lost in wonder, love, and praise.

This is not the tune which I grew up singing but I like it even better.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t51BN3pdLoY

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