128 Love Lifted Me

Love Lifted Me

Love Lifted Me entry in Unity Song Selections 1941

This hymn is referenced in the Unity Correspondence School Lessons, Series One, Lesson Three on Prosperity.

Unity Song Selections does not show who wrote the revised lyrics for #128. However the original lyrics to Love Lifted Me were writen by James Rowe in 1912 and are given in #127. 

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Lyrics:

I was searching all about,
   Seeking for life and peace,
Thinking they were found without,
   Still I could find no ease;
But the Christ who dwells in me
   Heard my despairing cry,

Said, "Why seek outside of Thee,
   For here am I."

Chorus.
Love lifted me, Love lifted me,
   From thots of doubt and strife,
      Love lifted me.

Love lifted me, Love lifted me,
   With Christ—eternal life,
      Love lifted me.

All my heart to Him I give,
   Ever to Him I'll cling,
In His blessed presence live,
   Ever His praises sing.
Love so mighty and so true
   Merits my soul's best songs,
Faithful, loving service, too,
   To Him belongs.

Spirit substance everywhere,
   Waiting for us to mold;
With Christ Jesus we can share
   Treasures of worth untold.
Words and thoughts have molding power,
   So let us careful be,

Knowing that we're building our
   Eternity.

Chorus for last verse.
Love lifteth me, Love lifteth me,
   From thots of want and lack,
      Love lifteth me. 

Love prospers me, Love prospers me,
   Love thots we send out, come back
      Prosperity.

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