Infinite, unexhausted Love!
Jesus and love are one!
If still to me Thy mercies move,
They are restrained to none.
What shall I do, my God to love,
My loving God to praise?
The length, and breadth, and height to prove,
And depth of sovereign grace?
Thy sovereign grace to all extends,
Immense and unconfined;
From age to age it never ends—
It reaches all mankind.
Throughout the world its breadth is known,
Wide as infinity;
So wide it never passed by one,
Or it had passed by me.
My trespass was grown up to heaven;
But far above the skies,
In Christ abundantly forgiven,
I see Thy mercies rise.
The depth of all-redeeming love
What angel-tongue can tell?
O may I to the utmost prove
The gift unspeakable!1
Deeper than hell, it plucked me thence;
Deeper than inbred sin,
Jesus’s love my heart shall cleanse
When Jesus enters in.
Come quickly, gracious Lord, and take
Possession of Thine own;
My longing heart vouchsafe to make
Thine everlasting throne!
Assert Thy claim, receive Thy right,
Come quickly from above,
And sink me to perfection’s height,
The depth of humble love.