Safe in the Center of Thy Loving Will

Safe in the center of Thy loving Will

Author: Jane Woodfall
Tune: WINDERMERE (Foxwell)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Safe in the centre of Thy loving Will,
My God and Father,—this indeed is rest!
No sad forebodings now, no dread of ill,
How free from care I am—how truly blest!

2 Within this place of perfect safety hid,
From henceforth let me evermore abide;
My fears are gone, my restless longing still’d;
My God, I trust Thee and am satisfied.

3 The scorching flame around my soul may burn,
But while within Thy Will I quiet lie,
It cannot touch me, cannot do me harm;
Therefore I wait, and lay all struggling by.

4 The blood of Christ has washed away my sin,
And through that blood I am at peace with Thee;
My will is Thine,—no controversy now,
Thy peace which passeth knowledge keepeth me.

5 Thus will I live and walk from day to day,
Contented, trustful, satisfied, and still;
What life so shielded, or what life so free,
As that within the centre of Thy Will!


Source: Hymns of Consecration and Faith #229

Author: Jane Woodfall

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First Line: Safe in the center of Thy loving Will
Title: Safe in the Center of Thy Loving Will
Author: Jane Woodfall
Language: English
Publication Date: 1902
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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