Scripture Verse

He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed…and He guided them to their desired haven. Psalm 107:29–30


Henry L. Gilmour (1836–1920)

Words: Hen­ry L. Gil­mour, Sun­light Songs, by John R. Swe­ney et al. (Phi­la­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: John J. Hood, 1890).

Music: George D. Moore (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Moore (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


L’Arrivée au Port
Johan B. Jongkind (1819–1891)

My soul in sad ex­ile was out on life’s sea,
So bur­dened with sin and dis­tressed,
Till I heard a sweet voice, say­ing,
Make Me your choice;
And I en­tered the Hav­en of Rest!


I’ve an­chored my soul in the Hav­en of Rest,
I’ll sail the wide seas no more;
The tem­pest may sweep ov­er wild, stor­my, deep,
In Je­sus I’m safe ev­er­more.

I yield­ed mys­elf to His ten­der emb­race,
In faith tak­ing hold of the Word,
My fet­ters fell off, and I an­chored my soul;
The Hav­en of Rest is my Lord.


The song of my soul, since the Lord made me whole,
Has been the old sto­ry so blest,
Of Je­sus, who’ll save who­so­ev­er will have
A home in the Hav­en of Rest.


How pre­cious the thought that we all may re­cline,
Like John, the be­lov­èd so blest,
On Je­sus’ strong arm, where no tem­pest can harm,
Secure in the Hav­en of Rest.


O come to the Sav­ior, He pa­tient­ly waits
To save by His pow­er di­vine;
Come, an­chor your soul in the Hav­en of Rest,
And say, My Be­lov­èd is mine.