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The Anchored Soul

I'm resting so sweetly in Jesus now

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [I'm resting so sweetly in Jesus now]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’m resting securely in Jesus now!
I sail the wide seas no more;
The tempests may sweep o’er the wild stormy deep—
I am safe where the storms come no more.

I’ve anchored my soul in the haven of rest,
I sail the wild seas no more, no more;
The tempests may sweep o’er the wild, stormy deep,
But in Jesus I’m safe evermore, evermore,
But in Jesus I’m safe evermore.

2 O long on the ocean my bark was tossed,
Where tempests and storms ne’er cease;
My heart was in fear, and no refuge was near,
Till in Jesus my soul found its peace. [Refrain]

3 How sweet in the haven of rest to abide!
Secure from all doubt and fear,—
The billows may roll, but there’s rest for the soul
When the voice of my Saviour I hear. [Refrain]

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #68

Author: William Cushing

Rv William Orcutt Cushing USA 1823-1903. Born at Hingham, MA, he read the Bible as a teenager and became a follower of the Orthodox Christian school of thought. At age 18 he decided to become a minister, following in his parents theology. His first pastorate was at the Christian Church, Searsburg, NY. He married Hena Proper in 1854. She was a great help to him throughout his ministry. He ministered at several NY locations over the years, including Searsburg, Auburn, Brookley, Buffalo, and Sparta. Hena died in 1870, and he returned to Searsburg, again serving as pastor there. Working diligently with the Sunday school, he was dearly beloved by young and old. Soon after, he developed a creeping paralysis that caused him to lose his… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm resting so sweetly in Jesus now
Title: The Anchored Soul
Author: William Cushing
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I have anchored my soul in the haven of rest
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12241
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The Cyber Hymnal #12241

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