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Be still and know

When life is full of toil and care

Author: E. A. Barnes
Tune: [When life is full of toil and care]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When life is full of toil and care,
When on our way the shadows fall,
That we may trust, and journey on,
God speaketh to us all:

Refrain:
Be still, be still,
Be still and know that I am God;
Be still, be still,
Be still and know that I am God.

2 When heavy is the given cross,
When strength is ready to depart,
That we may trust, and murmur not,
God whispers to the heart: [Refrain]

3 When rugged is the sea of life,
When storms abide and billows roll,
That we may trust, and never fear,
God whispers to the soul: [Refrain]

4 In all the days that are to come,
In all the griefs that may befall,
That we may trust his guiding hand,
God speaketh to us all: [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #22

Author: E. A. Barnes

Edward Albert Barnes, born January 24 1842. He was a life long resident of Chicago and a prolifich hymn writer, and active in the American Temperance Movement. Dianne Shapiro, from http://mms.newberry.org/html/BarnesE.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When life is full of toil and care
Title: Be still and know
Author: E. A. Barnes
Copyright: Public Domain

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Joyful Sound #22

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Notes of Praise #60

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Sacred Trio #200

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The Sacred Trio #200

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