Rest at Jesus’ Feet

O praise the Lord that we may find

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [O praise the Lord that we may find]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O praise the Lord that we may find,
A resting place most sweet,
Where we can boldly enter in,
And sit at Jesus’ feet.

Refrain:
We come, we come,
A happy and safe retreat,
To find, to find,
At Jesus’ blessed feet.

2 O joy divine on earth to feel,
The riches of his love;
To wait and hear the Master speak,
A message from above. [Refrain]

3 The common dusty way of life,
With splendors gleam and glow,
While sitting at his feet we find,
Our Beulah land below. [Refrain]

4 Then soul be cheerful in your faith,
Trust in the Lord! be strong!
And rest awhile at Jesus’ feet,
Who makes your life a song. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #145

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O praise the Lord that we may find
Title: Rest at Jesus’ Feet
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: We come, we come
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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