Be still, be still, for all around

Be still, be still, for all around

Tune: [Be still! be still! for all around] (Herbert)
Published in 29 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Be still! be still! for all around,
On either hand, is holy ground:
Here in his house, the Lord to-day
Will listen while his people pray.

2 Thou, tossed upon the waves of care,
Ready to sink with deep despair,
Here ask relief, with heart sincere,
And thou shalt find that God is here.

3 Thou who hast laid within the grave
Those whom thou hadst no power to save,
Believe their spirits now are near,
For angels wait while God is here.

4 Thou who hast dear ones far away
In foreign lands, 'mid ocean's spray,
Pray for them now, and dry the tear,
And trust the God who listens here.

5 Thou who art mourning o'er thy sin,
Deploring guilt that reigns within,
The God of peace is ever near;
The troubled spirit meets him here.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #301

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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #183

Include 28 pre-1979 instances
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