To be at peace with every man

To be at peace with every man

Author: Paul Henkel
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 To be at peace with ev'ry man
Each faithful soul desires,
For which they do the best they can,
Like as Saint Paul requir's.

2 Their aim is not revenge to seek,
Nor yet in malice live:
But like their Saviour humble meek
And freely will forgive.

3 To wrath and spite they give no place
But keep their Lord in view;
They pray for his renewing grace
To bear his Image too.

4 Their charity to all extends,
They feel for other's grief,
They pitty foes as well as friends,
And pray for their relief.

5 They help in ev'ry time of need;
And with a liberal hand;
The naked cloath, the hungry feed,
As Jesus gave command.

6 O may the Lord impress my mind
With love and christian faith,
To be affectionate and kind
As the Apostle saith.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #XXXVIII

Author: Paul Henkel

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First Line: To be at peace with every man
Author: Paul Henkel
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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