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Peace, Be Still

’Mid the billows of temptation, on the restless seas of life

Author: Mrs. J. M. Hunter
Tune: [’Mid the billows of temptation, on the restless seas of life]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 ’Mid the billows of temptation, on the restless seas of life,
When the threatening waves with dread our spirits fill,
If we only look to Jesus, over all the din and strife,
We can hear Him calmly saying, "Peace, be still."

"Peace, be still, peace, be still,
Peace, be still" the Savior whispers, "peace, be still";
He will let no ill betide, at His word the storms subside,
"Peace, be still," the Savior whispers, "peace, be still.
Peace, be still, peace, be still, peace, be still."

2 O how sweet the tender pity of our human-hearted Lord!
At His word our souls with love and gladness thrill!
He can understand each trial, He will ready help afford,
Only hear Him calmly saying, "Peace, be still." [Refrain]

3 Tempest tossed, yet worn and weary, ye who pine in sore distress,
Yield in full surrender to His holy will;
He will save, and guide and keep you, He will ever cheer and bless,
You shall hear Him sweetly saying, "Peace, be still." [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11597

Author: Mrs. J. M. Hunter

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: ’Mid the billows of temptation, on the restless seas of life
Title: Peace, Be Still
Author: Mrs. J. M. Hunter
Refrain First Line: "Peace, be still, peace, be still
Publication Date: 1904
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


The Cyber Hymnal #11597
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The Cyber Hymnal #11597

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