Glorious Peace

I came defiled and guilty

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley
Tune: [I came defiled and guilty]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: Sibelius
Audio files: MIDI

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1 I came defiled and guilty
To Jesus the mighty to save;
He took my sins and sorrows,
And beauty for ashes gave.

Peace, peace, glorious peace,
Like tranquil waters flow;
Streaming down over my heart,
Made white as the driven snow.

2 I came to Jesus repenting,
Confessing my every sin,
My heart’s door swung wide open,
And glorious peace flowed in. [Refrain]

3 And since that joyful moment
Of glorious peace to me,
My soul has ceased its pining,
My heart has been light and free. [Refrain]

4 Roll on, ye changing seasons,
Or turbulent seas of sin;
I’ve found a blessed shelter,
And glorious peace within. [Refrain]

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley

Daniel Otis Teasley, 1876-1942 Died: November 15, 1942, Santa Ana, California. Teasley en­tered the min­is­try of the Church of God de­nom­in­a­tion in 1896, and pas­tored in New York. Some­time af­ter 1910, he be­came Gen­er­al Man­a­ger of the Gos­pel Trump­et Com­pa­ny, where he worked un­til 1917. He then worked as gen­er­al man­ag­er of War­ner Press (1917-18). His works in­clude: Historical Ge­o­graphy of the Bi­ble, 1898, 1917 The Ho­ly Spir­it and Other Spir­its, 1904 How to Con­duct a Sun­day School, 1911 The Go­spel Guide-book, 1918 The Bi­ble and How to In­ter­pret It, 1918 Lyrics-- At the Cross of Je­sus Bow­ing Back to the Bless­èd Old Bi­ble… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I came defiled and guilty
Title: Glorious Peace
Author: Daniel Otis Teasley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Peace, peace, glorious peace



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