An Evening Hymn

Once more at rest my peaceful thoughts

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Once more at rest my peaceful thoughts]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Once more at rest, my peaceful thoughts are blending,
Once more, O Lord, Thy loving smile I see;
For softly now the twilight shades descending
Have closed, and left my heart alone with Thee.

Still, still I hear Thy words of consolation
That gave me hope when I was sorely tried;
And since that hour of hallowed meditation,
Thy counsel, Lord, has been my only guide.

2 Once more at rest, my cares awhile forsaking,
I thank Thee, Lord, for vict’ries I have won;
For strength and grace, when earthly ties were breaking,
To trust in Thee, and say, “Thy will be done.” [Refrain]

3 Once more at rest, I view the silent river,
Whose placid waves Thy love will bear me o’er;
There, home at last, my raptured soul for ever
Will fold her wings, where sorrow comes no more. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #66

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Once more at rest my peaceful thoughts
Title: An Evening Hymn
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Still still I hear thy words of consolation
Copyright: Public Domain



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Sacred Songs No. 2 #66

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d129

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