Tuesday, April 29, 2008

like a river glorious




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.

Refrain:

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

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Lovely song, both in the music and the words!!
Elizabeth

Ginger said...

I've always loved that hymn. Thanks for posting the lyrics...and the beautiful picture to go with it.

Mari said...

That is such a beautiful, peaceful picture. I love that song too and now it is playing in my head!

Felisol said...

Dear Saija,
your picture is a masterpiece and gives the text an even wider range.
I find perfect rest in that combination.
So I hope fror Leo and yourself.
From Felisl

Mrs. Mac said...

Hi Saija ... I've enjoyed catching up reading your last few posts. My blogging moods are on the back burner as I'm soaking up some fleeting spring weather. Enjoy your summer off ... my bike is waiting for a spin around the lake ... maybe this weekend. Hugs

Amrita said...

Simply beautiful

daisydreamer said...

oooh, i haven't thought of that one for such a long time...good tune to have rumbling around in my head and heart!!!

Daughter of the King said...

Love...this hymn....
Deby