"God's everlasting love!  What wouldst thou more?"
O true and tender friend, well hast thou spoken.

"Yes, I have loved thee with an everlasting love, therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn thee." "No man can come to Me except the Father which hath sent Me draw him."

"God's everlasting love!  What wouldst thou more?"
O true and tender friend, well hast thou spoken.
My heart was restless, weary, sad, and sore,
And longed and listened for some heaven-sent token:
And, like a child that knows not why it cried,
'Mid God's full promises it moaned, "Unsatisfied!"

Yet there it stands.  O love surpassing thought,
So bright, so grand, so clear, so true, so glorious;
Love infinite, love tender, love unsought,
Love changeless, love rejoicing, love victorious!
And this great love for us in boundless store:
God's everlasting love!  What would we more?

Yes, one thing more!  To know it ours indeed,
To add the conscious joy of full possession.
O tender grace that stoops to every need!
This everlasting love hath found expression
In loving-kindness, which hath gently drawn
The heart that else astray too willingly had gone.

From no less fountain such a stream could flow
No other root could yield so fair a flower;
Had He not loved, He had not drawn us so,
Had He not drawn, we had nor will nor power
To rise, to come;–the Saviour had passed by
Where we in blindness sat without one care or cry.

We thirst for God, our treasure is above,
Earth has no gift our one desire to meet,
And that desire is pledge of His own love.
Sweet question; with no answer! Oh how sweet!
My heart in chiming gladness o'er and o'er
Sings on;–"God's everlasting love! What wouldst thou more?"

~ Frances Ridley Havergal

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