O sabbath rest of Galilee!
O calm of hills above,
where Jesus knelt to share with thee
the silence of eternity interpreted by love.
Drop thy still dews of quietness till all our striving cease;
take from our souls the strain and stress,
and let our ordered lives confess the beauty of thy peace.
|First Line:||O sabbath rest of Galilee|
|Author:||John Greenleaf Whittier (1872)|
|Topic:||Sanctifiying and Perfecting Grace: Prayer, Trust, Hope; Calmness and Serenity; Hope(1 more...)|
|Composer:||Charles E. Ives|
|Copyright:||Music © 1942, renewed 1970 Associated Music Publishers, Inc., by permission of G. Schirmer|