The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.@Deuteronomy 33:27

John W. Dennis, in The Best Gospel Songs and Their Composers, by Anthony J. Showalter (Dalton, Georgia: A. J. Showalter, 1904), number 62 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John W. Dennis (1866-1947)

How oft when I’m weary and sorrow oppressed,
I long for the home where no harm can molest;
O may we all meet in the land of the blest,
And rest in the arms of the Savior.

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Rest in the arms of my Savior,
Rest in the arms of my Savior;
I want to go there to those mansions so fair,
To rest in the arms of my Savior.

How sweet it will be when we meet on that strand,
And hear the glad songs of the heavenly land;
O may we be found of the purified band,
And rest in the arms of the Savior.

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The way may be rough and the journey be long,
The battle be hard with temptation and wrong;
But when we have reached Heaven’s glorified throng,
We’ll rest in the arms of the Savior.

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When Jesus doth call us, the conflict will cease.
From every burden we’ll find sweet release;
Our souls shall rejoice in eternity’s peace,
And rest in the arms of the Savior.

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