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580. When peace, like a river, attendeth my way

1 When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea-billows roll;
Whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say,
It is well, It is well with my soul.

Refrain:
It is well with my soul,
it is well, it is well with my soul.

2 Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come,
Let this blest assurance control,
That Christ hath regarded my helpless estate,
And hath shed His own blood for my soul. [Refrain]

3 My sin - O the bliss of this glorious thought! -
My sin, not in part, but the whole,
Is nailed to the cross and I bear it no more;
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, oh, my soul! [Refrain]

4 O Lord, haste the day when the faith shall be sight,
The clouds be rolled back as a scroll,
The trump shall resound, and the Lord shall descend;
"Even so" - it is well with my soul. [Refrain]
Amen.

Text Information
First Line: When peace, like a river, attendeth my way
Author: Horatio G. Spafford, 1828-1888
Publication Date: 1961
Meter: 11. 8. 11. 9. with refrain
Scripture: Hebrews 10:22
Topic: Assurance; Blessed Hope; Christian Life: Assurance (4 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: It is well with my soul
Tune Information
Name: IT IS WELL
Composer: Philip P. Bliss (1876)
Meter: 11. 8. 11. 9. with refrain
Key: D♭ Major



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