578. Wonderful Peace

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1 Far away in the depths of my spirit tonight
Rolls a melody sweeter than psalm;
In celestial strains it unceasingly falls
O’er my soul like an infinite calm.

Chorus:
Peace! peace! wonderful peace,
Coming down from the Father above;
Sweep over my spirit forever, I pray,
In fathomless billows of love.

2 What a treasure I have in this wonderful peace,
Buried deep in the heart of my soul;
So secure that no power can mine it away,
While the years of eternity roll. (Chorus)

3 I am resting tonight in this wonderful peace,
Resting sweetly in Jesus’ control;
For I’m kept from all danger by night and by day,
And His glory is flooding my soul. (Chorus)

4 And methinks when I rise to that City of peace,
Where the Author of peace I shall see,
That one strain of the song which the ransomed will sing,
In that heavenly kingdom shall be: (Chorus)

5 Ah! soul, are you here without comfort or rest,
Marching down the rough pathway of time?
Make Jesus your friend ere the shadows grow dark;
Oh, accept this sweet peace so sublime. (Chorus)

Text Information
First Line: Far away in the depths of my spirit tonight
Title: Wonderful Peace
Author: W. D. Cornell
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Evening Hymns
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Peace! peace! wonderful peace
Tune Information
Name: [Far away in the depths of my spirit tonight]
Composer: W. G. Cooper
Key: G Major or modal



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