Peace, tranquilly passing away

Peace, tranquilly passing away

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Peacefully, tranquilly]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Peacefully, tranquilly,
Passing away,
Yonder the light of the
Dear Sabbath day;
Peacefully, tranquilly,
Passing away,
Yonder the light of the
Dear Sabbath day.

Refrain:
Father, we turn to Thee,
Seeking Thy aid;
O, may our trust in Thee
Ever be staid.

2 Thanks for Thy holy word,
Graciously given;
Thanks for the narrow way
Leading to heav’n;
Thanks for Thy holy word,
Graciously given;
Thanks for the narrow way
Leading to heav’n. [Refrain]

3 Silently, pensively,
Evening draws near;
Voices in chorus sweet,
Gently we hear;
Silently, pensively,
Evening draws near;
Voices in chorus sweet,
Gently we hear. [Refrain]

4 Lovingly, tenderly,
Now, on Thy breast,
Hold us in safety, Lord,
Fold us to rest;
Lovingly, tenderly,
Now, on Thy breast,
Hold us in safety, Lord,
Fold us to rest. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #64

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Peace, tranquilly passing away
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Father, we turn to Thee



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