My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness.@Psalm 63:5
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Paul Rader (1878-1938)

Paul Rader, 1921 (🔊 pdf nwc).

When Jesus no longer stands preciously nigh,
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
I look to the Rock that is higher than I,
And peace, wondrous peace floods my soul.

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Jesus satisfies, Jesus satisfies;
Clouds at His presence roll away;
Jesus satisfies, Jesus satisfies;
His glory turns my darkness into day.

The sun may be shining on fields bright and gay,
With springtime perfumes in the breeze;
Yet, life without Jesus is winter in May,
Without Him no prospect can please.

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If living like Paul all victorious and free,
Tho’ beaten while multitudes stare;
Tho’ put behind bars ’twould be heaven to me,
For Jesus will dwell with me there.

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If faithful in standing for what I believe
Brings scoffing and fire, I can dare
To laugh in the furnace where I am to burn,
For Jesus will dwell with me there.

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