Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.@John 14:27

F. D. Sanford, 1889.

Becontree William J. Kirkpatrick, 1889 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)

My soul hath found abiding peace
Above earth’s busy whirl and din,
For grace hath made the strife to cease,
That held so long God’s throne within.

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’Tis peace, ’tis peace, ’tis perfect peace,
My Savior keeps in perfect peace;
’Tis peace, ’tis peace, ’tis perfect peace,
My Savior keeps in perfect peace.

’Tis peace that like a river flows
Calmly along life’s devious way
My will no longer doth oppose
The Master’s mild and gentle sway.

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O wondrous gift so freely giv’n
To me, the least of His redeemed,
That brought e’en here the calm of Heav’n,
As on His Word my soul I leaned.

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O gracious Savior, Prince of Peace,
Accept the grateful praise I bring.
And when my life on earth shall cease,
In Heaven I will Thy praises sing.

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