There shall be peace

Through the tumult round us beating

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [Through the tumult round us beating]
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1 Thru the tumult round us beating,
Overwhelming and defeating,
Often comes a vision fleeting,
Faith to increase;
Then we see, beyond us shining,
Glory of our Lord’s divining,
Clearly there His word defining,
“There shall be peace.”

All things shall surely blend
Unto the perfect end,
All to His will shall bend
Evil shall cease,
Sin shall no more hold sway,
Strife shall be driv’n away,
And on that golden day
There shall be peace.

2 Tho the blows of sin come crashing,
Right and wrong in strife are clashing,
With the vision’s splendor flashing,
Fear shall decrease;
Strength shall come anew to arm us,
Naught of evil then can harm us,
Naught can threaten or alarm us,
There shall be peace. [Refrain]

3 Keep the vision brightly glowing,
New and tireless strength bestowing,
Blessed faith forever showing
For man’s release;
Trusting that from toil and sorrow,
Coming days new joy will borrow,
On a bright and golden morrow,
There shall be peace. [Refrain]

Source: The Kingdom of Praise #57

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Through the tumult round us beating
Title: There shall be peace
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Refrain First Line: All things shall surely blend
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Kingdom of Praise #57

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