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Wonderful peace of my Savior

Like radiant sunshine that comes after rain

Author: Alfred Barratt
Tune: VENTING
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Like radiant sunshine that comes after rain,
Like beautiful rest after sorrow and pain,
like hope that is kindled returning again,
Is the wonderful peace of my Saviour.

Refrain:
Wonderful peace, beautiful peace,
Wonderful peace of my Saviour;
There’s nothing on earth can such gladness impart
As this wonderful peace of my Saviour.

2 So soft and refreshing, as sweet as the dew,
A promise that cannot be broken to you;
A light that will shine all the long journey through,
Is the wonderful peace of my Saviour. [Refrain]

3 It brightens earth’s darkness and banishes care,
And helps you to carry the burdens you bear;
A refuge in trouble, your sorrows to share,
Is the wonderful peace of my Saviour. [Refrain]

4 A guardian in danger where evil is rife,
A mighty defender in conflict and strife,
A beautiful guide to that heavenly life,
Is the wonderful peace of my Saviour. [Refrain]


Source: Voice of Praise #116

Author: Alfred Barratt

Barratt, Alfred. (New Springs, Wigan, Lancashire, England, October 25, 1879--December, 1968). Coming to the United States as a young man, he studied at Gordon College, Massachusetts, and Newton Theological Seminary, Mass. He was ordained in December, 1913, by the Baptists in Connecticut, then by the Wheeling WV Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in the USA, in 1924. He was pastor of Dallas, West Virginia, then of a series of churches in the Presbytery of Clarion, Pennsylvania. In 1937 he was awarded the Doctor of Literature degree by Bob Jones College. On November 26, 1962, he wrote the undersigned: "For 39 long years I have labored hard and steady writing sermons, children's story sermons, and hymns. Up to the present day I have written 4,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Like radiant sunshine that comes after rain
Title: Wonderful peace of my Savior
Author: Alfred Barratt
Copyright: © 1925 by I. E. Reynolds in Jehovah's Praise. Renewal 1953, Broadman Press

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Baptist Hymnal (1956) #285

Christian Praise #d204

Harvest Hymns #d115

Hymns of Grace #d235

Jehovah's Praise #d116

Songs of Faith #d137

Songs of Faith #d136

Songs of Victory #d42

The Broadman Hymnal #116

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Voice of Praise #116

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