Peace! Peace! (Wonderful Peace)

Peace! Peace! wonderful peace

Author: W. D. Cornell
Tune: BENEDICTON (Cooper)
Published in 1 hymnal

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Peace! Peace! wonderful peace,
Coming down from the Father above;
Sweep over my spirit forever, I pray,
In fathomless billows of love.

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #653

Author: W. D. Cornell

Rv Warren Donald Cornell USA 1858-1936. Born in Whiteford, MI, he trained as a school teacher and began teaching in Dallas Public Schools at age 19. Licensed by the Southern Methodist conference in 1879, he was appointed to preach in Denton and Gainesville, TX, for a year in each place. He married Jennie Estelle Roberts in 1880, and they five sons: Warren, Louis, William, Robert, and Donald, and a daughter, Florence. In 1881 he removed to the Oshkosh, WI, area and spent most of his career preaching at various pastorates and in Berlin, WI. He was an eloquent precher, poet, and evangelist. In 1894 he became minister of the People's Christian Assn., in Fond du Lac, WI. The group met for 10 years and disbanded. Cornell pastored an indep… Go to person page >

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First Line: Peace! Peace! wonderful peace
Title: Peace! Peace! (Wonderful Peace)
Author: W. D. Cornell
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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