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Lord, let thy blessing rest in peace

Lord, let thy blessing rest in peace

Author: Joseph Smith
Tune: NAOMI (Nägeli)
Published in 5 hymnals

Full Text

1 Lord, let thy blessing rest in peace
Upon us ere we part,
Nor let that blessing ever cease
To cheer the contrite heart.

2 Let us go hence in deepest thought
Upon thy bounteous love
To find how much that love has wright
To lift our souls above.

3 We go from out these hallowed walls
To toil in wearying care,
To seek supply for daily calls,
And daily burdens bear.

4 Cheer us, blest Lord, for daily tasks,
That we may love and live;
For peace each saint in parting asks,
The peace that Christ can give.

Source: The Hymnal #79

Author: Joseph Smith

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Text Information

First Line: Lord, let thy blessing rest in peace
Author: Joseph Smith


NAOMI (Nägeli)

NAOMI was a melody that Lowell Mason (PHH 96) brought to the United States from Europe and arranged as a hymn tune; the arrangement was first published in the periodical Occasional Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1836). Some scholars have attributed the original melody to Johann G. Nageli (PHH 315), but there…

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