We bless Thee for Thy peace, O GodAuthor: Anonymous (c. 1858)
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1 We bless Thee for Thy peace, O God,
Deep as the unfathomed sea,
Which falls like sunshine on the road
Of those who trust in Thee.
2 We ask not, Father, for repose
Which comes from outward rest,
If we may have through all life's woes
Thy peace within our breast:
3 That peace which suffers and is strong,
Trusts where it cannot see,
Deems not the trial-way too long,
But leaves the end with Thee:
4 That peace which flows serene and deep,
A river in the soul,
Whose banks a living verdure keep,
God's sunshine o'er the whole.
5 O Father, give our hearts this peace,
Whate'er the outward be,
Till all life's discipline shall cease,
And we go home to Thee.
The Hymnal: Published by the authority of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1895
We bless Thee for Thy peace, O God. [For Peace of Heart.] This popular hymn was given anonymously in the American Christian Melodies, 1858, the Songs of the Church, 1862, Songs of the Sanctuary, 1865, and subsequently in many English collections, including Horder's Worship Song, 1905.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
|Instances (1 - 2 of 2)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Small Church Music #384||Belmont||We bless Thee for Thy peace, O God||BELMONT||220.127.116.11|
|The Cyber Hymnal #7185||We Bless Thee for Thy Peace, O God||We bless Thee for Thy peace, O God||NORTHREPPS||Anonymous||CM||<cite>Christian Melodies</cite>, 1858|