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O Give Me Rest from Self

My Savior, Thou hast offered rest

Author: Eliza H. Hamilton
Tune: O GIVE ME REST (Moule)
Published in 22 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My Saviour, Thou hast offered rest:
Oh, give it then, to me;
The rest of ceasing from myself,
To find my all in Thee.

Refrain:
Resting, I am resting,
I Thyself would prove;
Resting, I am resting,
Feasting on Thy love.

2 This cruel self oh, how it strives
And works within my breast,
To come between Thee and my soul,
And keep me back from rest. [Refrain]

3 Now many subtle forms it takes
Of seeming verity,
As if it were not safe to rest
And venture all on Thee. [Refrain]

4 O Lord, I seek a holy rest,
A vict’ry over sin!
I seek that Thou alone shouldst reign,
O’er all without, within. [Refrain]

5 In Thy strong hand I lay me down,
So shall the work be done,
For who can work so wondrously
As the Almighty One? [Refrain]

Source: Tabernacle Hymns: No. 2 #12

Author: Eliza H. Hamilton

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Text Information

First Line: My Savior, Thou hast offered rest
Title: O Give Me Rest from Self
Author: Eliza H. Hamilton
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #362

Faith Hymns #d100

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Faith Hymns (New ed.) #137

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Gipsy Smith's Mission Hymnal #CH362

Gospel Songs of the Air #d25

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Hymns for the Church #244

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Hymns of Consecration and Faith #30

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Hymns of the Christian Life No. 2 #97

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Hymns of Worship and Service #318

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Hymns of Worship and Service (15th ed.) #318

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Hymns of Worship and Service (Chapel Ed., 4th ed.) #244

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Hymns of Worship and Service #318

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Hymns of Worship and Service. (Chapel ed.) #244

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One Hundred Choice Hymns #83

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One Hundred Choice Hymns #91

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Songs of Victory #235

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Songs of Victory #276

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Tabernacle Hymns #12

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #644

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The Song Companion to the Scriptures #197

The Stirling Three Hundred #86

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