I was praying for the peace

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1 I was praying for the peace of the sinner reconciled,
When a gentle voice beside me murmur’d low:
“I am waiting to forgive; oh, my weary, sin-stain’d child,
I will clothe you in my raiment white as snow.”

It was Jesus, it was Jesus,
It was Jesus Christ, my Saviour and Lord!
He whose gracious voice I heard,
He who cheered me by His word—
It was Jesus Christ, my Saviour and Lord!

2 I was groping for the light, heavy-hearted, sad and lone,
‘Mid the darkness and the sorrows of the past,
When above me, lo, a voice call’d in thrilling, tender tone:
“Child, look upward, for the morning dawns at last.” [Refrain]

3 I was seeking for the way that would lead me safely through,
While the mazes of life’s wilderness I roam,
When before me, sweet and clear, spoke a loving voice I knew:
“Only trust Me; I will surely guide you home.” [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #154

Author: Harriett H. Pierson

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Text Information

First Line: I was praying for the peace
Author: Harriett H. Pierson
Refrain First Line: It was Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain



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Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #154

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