We shall sweetly rest in thee

We shall sweetly rest in thee

Author: A. S. Doughty
Tune: [We shall sweetly rest in thee]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We shall sweetly rest in thee,
O thou Lamb of Calvary!
When our sins are washed away,
And our spirits leave their clay.
We shall rest, sweetly rest,
We shall sweetly rest in thee.

Refrain:
We shall sweetly rest in thee,
O thou Lamb of Calvary;
When from all our sorrows free,
We shall sweetly rest in thee.

2 When temptations all are past,
When no doubts our faith o’ercast,
When from sin forever free,
We shall sweetly rest in thee.
We shall rest, sweetly rest,
We shall sweetly rest in thee. [Refrain]

3 When all earthly prospects fail,
When we’ve passed the gloomy vale;
When from all our sorrows free,
We shall sweetly rest in thee.
We shall rest, sweetly rest,
We shall sweetly rest in thee. [Refrain]

Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #146

Author: A. S. Doughty

Late 19th Century  Go to person page >

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First Line: We shall sweetly rest in thee
Author: A. S. Doughty

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The Crowning Triumph #d132

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The Helper in Sacred Song #146

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