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My God -  How Great Thou Art

George Beverly "Bev" Shea  February 1, 1909 – April 16, 2013
Gospel (Christian) singer and hymn composer
went home to Heaven April 16, 2013

 George Beverly Shea - age104
soloist for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA).


We grew up watching Billy Graham's Crusades
George Beverly Shea was their solo singer
Three of the songs he sing the most were

How Great Thou Art
I'd Rather have Jesus
The Love of God is Greater Far

He is now singing with the  Heavenly chorus
Heaven is a richer place with him there
You will be missed

Rest in Peace George Beverly Shea

©Kathy Collier  4 - 17 -  2013

*This is one of my favorite songs he sing


Lyrics & 
Music: Frederick Martin Lehman

The love of God is greater far
Than tongue or pen can ever tell.

It goes beyond the highest star
And reaches to the lowest hell.

The guilty pair, bowed down with care,
God gave His Son to win; 
His erring child He reconciled
And pardoned from his sin.

O love of God, how rich and pure!
 How measureless and strong!
It shall forevermore endure
The saints' and angels' song.

When hoary time shall pass away,
  And earthly thrones and kingdoms fall;
When men who here refuse to pray,
  On rocks and hills and mountains call;
God's love, so sure, shall still endure,
  All measureless and strong;
Redeeming grace to Adam's race—
  The saints' and angels' song.

Could we with ink the ocean fill,
And were the skies of parchment made;

Were every stalk on earth a quill,
And every man a scribe by trade;

To write the love of God above
Would drain the ocean dry;

Nor could the scroll contain the whole,
Though stretched from sky to sky.

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