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807. The Haven of Rest

1 My soul in sad exile was out on life’s sea,
So burdened with sin and distressed,
Till I heard a sweet voice, saying, “Make Me your choice”;
And I entered the “Haven of Rest”!

Refrain:
I’ve anchored my soul in the “Haven of Rest,”
I’ll sail the wide seas no more;
The tempest may sweep over wild, stormy, deep,
In Jesus I’m safe evermore.

2 I yielded myself to His tender embrace,
In faith taking hold of the Word,
My fetters fell off, and I anchored my soul;
The “Haven of Rest” is my Lord. [Refrain]

3 The song of my soul, since the Lord made me whole,
Has been the old story so blest,
Of Jesus, who’ll save whosoever will have
A home in the “Haven of Rest.” [Refrain]

4 How precious the thought that we all may recline,
Like John, the beloved so blest,
On Jesus’ strong arm, where no tempest can harm,
Secure in the “Haven of Rest.” [Refrain]

5 Oh, come to the Savior, He patiently waits
To save by His power divine;
Come, anchor your soul in the “Haven of Rest,”
And say, “My Beloved is mine.” [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: My soul in sad exile was out on life's sea
Title: The Haven of Rest
Author: Henry L. Gilmour (1890)
Refrain First Line: I’ve anchored my soul in the “Haven of Rest,”
Meter: 11.8.11.8 R
Scripture:
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Haven_of_Rest); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (11)
Tune Information
Name: [My soul in sad exile was out on life's sea]
Composer: George D. Moore
Meter: 11.8.11.8 R
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Haven_of_Rest); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (11)



Media
MIDI file: The_Haven_of_Rest.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Haven_of_Rest)
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