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O brother, beloved in Christ Jesus

O brother, beloved in Christ Jesus

Author: James M. Gray
Tune: [O, brother, beloved in Christ Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O, brother, beloved in Christ Jesus,
I hail thee as one of the blest;
Our God hath redeemed and hath saved thee,
But, O, hast thou entered His rest?

Refrain:
There remaineth a rest for God’s people,
O, fear and anxiety cease!
If Jesus hath satisfied haven,
His people on earth may have peace.

2 Think not that His rest is in heaven,
Tho’ heaven is promised thee, too;
But here on the earth mid its turmoil,
A heaven is waiting for you. [Refrain]

3 For Jesus on Calvary’s mountain,
By dying thy penalty paid,
And rendered to God an oblation
Which peace everlasting hath made. [Refrain]

4 O, cease from thy works and thy labor,
Thy doubt and misgiving give o’er;
Let joy and let peace in believing
Thy sin-wounded spirit restore. [Refrain]

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 2 #14

Author: James M. Gray

Born: May 11, 1851, New York City. Died: September 21, 1935, Passavant Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City. Gray accepted Christ at age 22. He was educated at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine (Doctor of Divinity), and the University of Des Moines, Iowa (Doctor of Laws). In 1879 he became Rector of the First Reformed Episcopal Church in Boston, Massachusetts, where he served 14 years. He then became dean (1904-25) and president (1925-34) of the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois, and directed publication of four editions (1921-28) of the Voice of Thanksgiving, official hymnal of the Institute. A conservative theologian, Gray was one of seven editors of the popular Scofield Reference Bible. He was… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O brother, beloved in Christ Jesus
Author: James M. Gray
Refrain First Line: There remaineth a rest for God's people

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The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 2 #14

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The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 3 #14

The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 4 #d204

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