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O Refuge Sweet

Like Noah's dove, I found no rest

Author: Aratus M. Deuel
Tune: [Like Noah's dove, I found no rest]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Like Noah’s dove, I found no rest
Outside the Ark, unsaved, unblest,
But when away on sin’s deep sea,
A sweet voice said, “Come unto me.”

O refuge sweet, on Jesus’ breast,
In him alone is perfect rest;
From every fear and sin set free,
Dear Saviour, let me rest in thee.

2 As to the Ark the dove did fly
For rest and safety, so did I;
My weary soul found refuge there,
Where Jesus waits to answer pray’r. [Refrain]

3 Now safe in him, tho’ storms arise,
And darkness seem to veil the skies;
Sweet peace is mine, I trust his care
Whose mercies now enclose me there. [Refrain]

4 Within the Ark—‘twere death outside—
I dwell secure, and satisfied;
My soul is safe from all alarms,
Upheld by “Everlasting arms.” [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #27

Author: Aratus M. Deuel

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Text Information

First Line: Like Noah's dove, I found no rest
Title: O Refuge Sweet
Author: Aratus M. Deuel
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O refuge sweet, on Jesus' breast
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cyber Hymnal #10998

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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