32. I Rest Upon His Promise

1 Lord, I believe a rest remains
To all Thy people known,
A rest where pure enjoyment reigns,
And Thou art loved alone.

I rest upon His promise, sure;
I come, I wait, to prove
The cleansing of my heart from sin,
The fullness of His love.

2 A rest where all our soul’s desire
Is fixed on things above;
Where fear, and sin, and grief expire,
Cast out by perfect love. [Refrain]

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. [Refrain]

4 Remove this hardness from my heart,
This unbelief remove:
To me the rest of faith impart,
The Sabbath of Thy love. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Lord, I believe a rest remains
Title: I Rest Upon His Promise
Author: Charles Wesley
Refrain First Line: I rest upon His promise, sure
Publication Date: 1879
Tune Information
Name: [Lord, I believe a rest remains]
Composer: R. E. Hudson

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