Beloved, it is well, God's ways are always right

Beloved, it is well, God's ways are always right

Author: George W. Doane
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1 Beloved, "It is well!"
God’s ways are always right,
And perfect love is o’er them all
Tho’ far above our sight.

2 Beloved, "It is well!"
Tho’ deep and sore the smart,
The hand that wounds knows how to bind
And heal the broken heart.

3 Beloved, "It is well!"
Tho’ sorrow clouds our way,
’Twill only make the joy more dear
That ushers in the day.

4 Beloved, "It is well!"
The path that Jesus trod,
Tho’ rough and strait and dark it be,
Leads home to heav’n and God.

Amen.

Source: The Lutheran Hymnal #519

Author: George W. Doane

Doane, George Washington, D.D. Bishop Doane was born at Trenton, New Jersey, May 27, 1799, and graduated at Union College, Schenectady, New York. Ordained in 1821, he was Assistant Minister at Trinity Church, New York, till 1824. In 1824 he became a Professor at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.; in 1828 Rector of Trinity Church, Boston; and, in 1832, Bishop of New Jersey. He founded St. Mary's Hall, Burlington, 1837, and Burlington College, Burlington, 1846. Died April 27, 1859.  Bishop Doane's exceptional talents, learning, and force of character, made him one of the great prelates of his time. His warmth of heart secured devoted friends, who still cherish his memory with revering affection. He passed through many and severe troubles, whi… Go to person page >

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Author: George W. Doane

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