Thy goodness is my refuge, Lord

Thy goodness is my refuge, Lord

Author: T. H. Stockton
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 THY goodness is my refuge, Lord!
Here let me ever rest:
I feel the Spirit of thy Word--
Thou willest what is best.

2 Thy knowledge is my refuge, Lord!
Here let me ever rest:
I feel the Spirit of thy Word--
Thou knowest what is best.

3 Thy wisdom is my refuge, Lord!
Here let me ever rest:
I feel the Spirit of thy Word--
Thou choosest what is best.

4 Thy power is my refuge, Lord!
Here let me ever rest:
I feel the Spirit of thy word--
Thou doest what is best.

5 Thou art our perfect refuge, Lord!
Here let creation rest:
Charmed by the Spirit of thy Word--
God's ways are always best!


Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #84

Author: T. H. Stockton

Stockton, Thomas Hewlings, D.D. (Mount Holly, New Jersey, June 4, 1808--October 9, 1868, Philadelphia). The son of William S., founder and editor of The Wesleyan Repository, 1821, and Elizabeth S. (Hewlings) Stockton. Largely educated in private schools, after studying medicine for a time and spending some five years following literary pursuits, he was admitted to the Maryland Annual Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church. A voluminous writer, he became one of the most eloquent preachers of the nineteenth century in America. When but twenty-five years of age he was elected chaplain of the House of Representatives, Congress of the United States, serving in that capacity the sessions of 1835-1836, 1859-1860, 1861-1862, and in 1862 was… Go to person page >

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Author: T. H. Stockton

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