I love thy will, O God

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1 I love thy will, O God,
Thy blessed, perfect will,
In which this once rebellious heart
Lies satisfied and still.

2 I love thy will, O God!
It is my joy, my rest;
It glorifies my common task,
It makes each trial blest.

3 I love thy will, O God!
The sunshine or the rain;
Some days are bright with praise, and some
Sweet with accepted pain.

4 I love thy will, O God!
O hear my earnest plea,
That as thy will is done in heaven,
It may be done in me!

Source: The Epworth Hymnal: containing standard hymns of the Church, songs for the Sunday-School, songs for social services, songs for the home circle, songs for special occasions #193

Author: Elizabeth Cheney

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Author: B. P. MacLaughlin

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First Line: I love thy will, O God
Author: Elizabeth Cheney
Author: B. P. MacLaughlin
Language: English

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