At peace with God, how great the blessing

At peace with God, how great the blessing

Author: Richard Slater
Published in 2 hymnals

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AT peace with God! How great the blessing
In fellowship with him to be,
And from all stains of sin set free;
How rich am I such wealth possessing!

Refrain:
My soul has found a resting-place,
And I am now, through heavenly grace,
At peace with God, at peace with God.

2 The fear of death has gone for ever,
No more to cause my heart to grieve;
There is a place, I dare believe,
In Heaven for me beyond the river.

3 At peace with God! No change can harm me
Whichever way my course may run;
One wish alone, God’s will be done,
I seek, since I have known his mercy.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #536

Author: Richard Slater

Library of Congress name authority Sources: found: The musical Salvationist, 2011: t.p. (Richard Slater; 1854-1939) p. 32, etc. (b. June 7, 1854 in Clerkenwell; worked in the Salvation Army's Musical Dept. from 1883 until his retirement in 1913; was the principal Salvationist composer, arranger and musical editor of the period; awarded the Order of the Founder, the highest honour bestowed to Salvationists, in 1923; d. Dec. 7, 1939) Go to person page >

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First Line: At peace with God, how great the blessing
Author: Richard Slater
Refrain First Line: My soul has found a resting place

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