A nation God delights to bless. C. Wesley. [National Peace.] The second of two hymns on Job xxxiv. 29, first published in his Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., No. 771, in 2 stanzas of 6 lines, in 2nd edition, 1794, and in Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ix. p. 268. It was included in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, No. 454, and retained in new edition, 1875, No, 466.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)