O when shall my soul find her rest

O when shall my soul find her rest

Author: Bramwell Booth
Tune: SALVATOR OMNIPOTENS
Published in 10 hymnals

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O WHEN shall my soul find her rest,
My strugglings and wrestlings be o’er?
My heart, by my Saviour possessed,
Be fearing and sinning no more?

2 Now search me, and try me, O Lord!
Now Jesus, give ear to my cry!
See! helpless I cling to thy word,
My soul to my Saviour draws nigh.

3 My idols I cast at thy feet,
My all I return thee, who gave;
This moment the work is complete,
For thou art almighty to save!

4 O Saviour, I dare to believe,
Thy blood for my cleansing I see;
And, asking in faith, I receive
Salvation, full, present and free.

5 O Lord, I shall now comprehend
Thy mercy so high and so deep;
And long shall my praises ascend,
For thou art almighty to keep!


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #454

Author: Bramwell Booth

Bramwell Booth, CH (8 March 1856 – 16 June 1929) was the first Chief of Staff (1881–1912) and the second General of The Salvation Army (1912–1929), succeeding his father, William Booth. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

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First Line: O when shall my soul find her rest
Author: Bramwell Booth

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #454

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