Sunday, May 16, 2010

We sang this in church today, what a blessing!

Like a river glorious is God’s perfect peace,
Over all victorious, in its bright increase;
Perfect, yet it floweth fuller every day,
Perfect, yet it groweth deeper all the way.

Stayed upon Jehovah, hearts are fully blest
Finding, as He promised, perfect peace and rest.

Hidden in the hollow of His blessed hand,
Never foe can follow, never traitor stand;
Not a surge of worry, not a shade of care,
Not a blast of hurry touch the spirit there.

Every joy or trial falleth from above,
Traced upon our dial by the Sun of Love;
We may trust Him fully all for us to do;
They who trust Him wholly find Him wholly true

- Frances R. Havergal, 1876

1 comment:

Laura said...

My pastor back in high school and junior college adored that song and I learned to love it's message. It sure helped me through some tough stuff in my twenties.

Great hymn.