Abiding, O so wondrous sweet!

Abiding, O so wondrous sweet!

Author: Charles B. J. Root
Tune: [Abiding, oh, so wondrous sweet]
Published in 29 hymnals

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1 Abiding, oh, so wondrous sweet!
I’m resting at the Savior’s feet;
I trust in him, I’m satisfied,
I’m resting in the Crucified!

Chorus:
Abiding, abiding,
Oh! so wondrous sweet!
I’m resting, resting
At the Savior’s feet.

2 He speaks, and by his word is given
His peace, a rich foretaste of heav’n!
Not as the world he peace doth give,
’Tis thro’ this hope my soul shall live. [Chorus]

3 I live; not I; thro' him alone
By whom the mighty work is done:—
Dead to myself, alive to him,
I count all loss his rest to gain. [Chorus]

4 Now rest, my heart, the work is done,
I’m saved thro’ the Eternal son!
Let all my powers my soul employ,
To tell the world my peace and joy. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #57

Author: Charles B. J. Root

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First Line: Abiding, O so wondrous sweet!
Author: Charles B. J. Root
Refrain First Line: Abiding, abiding, O, so wondrous sweet

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #5235
  • PDF Score (PDF)

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Small Church Music #5235Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #9TextScoreAudio
Include 27 pre-1979 instances



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