From the heart of Jesus flowing

From the heart of Jesus flowing

Author: Charles Coller
Published in 2 hymnals

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FROM the heart of Jesus flowing,
Cometh Heaven’s peace to me,
Ever deeper, richer growing,
Through the cross of Calvary.
Passing mortal understanding,
Yet to seeking ones made known,
And, for all the race expanding,
Gift of God unto his own.

2 To the heart where strife was reigning,
Jesus spake, dissension ceased;
From the bonds, so long enchaining,
I was instantly released.
Pardon for all past transgression,
Grace for every time of need;
With such treasure in possession,
Happy is my lot indeed.

3 Undisturbed, throughout the ages,
Heaven’s peace is in God’s will,
Present though the conflict rages,
Blessing me through good or ill.
Jesus, source of calm unfailing,
With his peace my heart has filled,
He abides, o’er all prevailing,
And, in him, life’s storms are stilled.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #539

Author: Charles Coller

Born: March 5, 1863, Rom­ford, Es­sex, Eng­land. Died: March 21, 1935, Ed­mon­ton, Mid­dle­sex, Eng­land. Coller grew up in Wood­ford, and joined the Sal­va­tion Ar­my (SA) at Re­gent Hall in 1885. He was a mem­ber of the SA House­hold Troops Band on its first cam­paign in 1887, and lat­er played the trom­bone in the SA In­ter­na­tion­al Staff Band. Be­gin­ning in 1895, he worked in var­i­ous SA trade de­pots, then in the Trade De­partment (later Sal­va­tion­ist Pub­lish­ing and Sup­plies Ltd) in Lon­don. His last ap­point­ment was in charge of the mu­sic pub­li­ca­tions de­part­ment, and he re­tired as an SA ma­jor in 1928. In 1880 he won a co­py of Heber’s Po­ems as a prize for a tem­p… Go to person page >

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