Bird on a Bare Branch

Attempting to fling a frail song in my little corner of the world

Peace Part 2 December 11, 2008

Filed under: Faith — Jen @ 7:49 am

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say,
It is well, it is well, with my soul.

It is well, with my soul,
It is well, with my soul,
It is well, it is well, with my soul.

Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come,
Let this blessed assurance control,
That Christ has regarded my helpless estate,
And hath shed His own blood for my soul.

It is well, with my soul,
It is well, with my soul,
It is well, it is well, with my soul.

My sin, oh, the bliss of this glorious thought!
My sin, not in part but the whole,
Is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more,
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul!

It is well, with my soul,
It is well, with my soul,
It is well, it is well, with my soul.

And Lord, haste the day when my faith shall be sight,
The clouds be rolled back as a scroll;
The trump shall resound, and the Lord shall descend,
Even so, it is well with my soul.

It is well, with my soul,
It is well, with my soul,
It is well, it is well, with my soul.

– Words by Horatio G. Spafford, 1873
– Music by Philip P. Bliss, 1876

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One Response to “Peace Part 2”

  1. Dianna Jonns Says:

    Oh, one of my favorite songs! The words are soooo perfect! Thanks for sharing them. They go great with your last posting – you should have seen the excitement of people in Houston with SNOW yesterday! Another of God’s wonders!


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