1 Lord; I believe a Rest remains,
To all thy People known,
A Rest where pure Enjoyment reigns,
And Thou art lov'd alone.
2 A Rest, where all our Souls Desire
Is fixt on Things above;
Where Fear and Sin, and Grief expire,
Cast out by perfect Love.
3 Oh that I now the Rest might know,
Believe, and enter in!
Now Saviour,, now the Pow'r bestow,
And let me cease from Sin!
4 Remove all Hardness from my Heart,
This Unbelief remove;
To me the Rest of Faith impart,
The Sabbath of thy love.
5 I would be thine; thou know'st I would,
And have thee all my own:
Thee, Oh! my All-Sufficient good,
I want, and thee alone.
6 Thy Name to me, thy Nature grant!
This, only this, be giv'n:
Nothing beside my God I want,
Nothing in Earth and Heav'n.
7 Come, Oh my Saviour, come away,
Into my Soul descend!
No longer from thy Creature stay,
My Author and my End!
8 Come, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
And Seal me thine abode!
Let all I am in thee be lost,
Let all be lost in God.
|First Line:||Lord; I believe a Rest remains|
|Topic:||Faith and Obedience|