480. Lord, I believe a rest remains

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

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.

3 O that I now the rest might know,
Believe, and enter in!
Now, Saviour, now the power bestow,
And let me cease from sin.

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

5 I would be Thine, Thou know'st I would,
And have Thee all my own;
Thee, O my all-sufficient Good!
I want, and Thee alone.

Text Information
First Line: Lord, I believe a rest remains
Author: C. Wesley, 1707-1788
Publication Date: 1917
Topic: Faith: Rest of; Rest: From Sin; Rest: Of Faith (6 more...)
Tune Information
Name: REDHEAD, No. 66
Composer: R. Redhead, 1820-1901
Meter: C.M.
Key: D Major

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