Precious words like music stealing

Precious words like music stealing

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Precious words like music stealing]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Precious words, like music stealing,
O’er the troubled heart opprest;
To the weary fainting spirit,
Breathing comfort, hope, and rest.

Refrain:
“Thou wilt keep him in prefect peace,
whose mind is stayed on Thee,
Because he trusteth in Thee,
Because he trusteth in Thee.”

2 Precious words, that cheer us onward,
When the day is dark and drear,
Lighting up the path before us,
While their living tunes we hear. [Refrain]

3 Precious words of holy promise,
From the home of angels bright;
By the Spirit softly whispered
In the silent hours of night. [Refrain]

4 Precious words, that lift us upward,
All our earthly cares above,
To the Fount of life eternal,
And the source of endless love. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #46

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, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Precious words like music stealing
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
Copyright: Public Domain

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Sacred Songs No. 2 #46

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d138

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Young People's Songs of Praise #14

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