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Be Still My Soul

The Lord used this song to comfort my heart today. It reminds me so much of Romans 8; if God be for us, who can be against us? If God did not so much as spare his own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, why would He not, along with Jesus, freely give us all things?

Be still, my soul: the Lord is on thy side.

Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain.

Leave to thy God to order and provide;
In every change, He faithful will remain.
Be still, my soul: thy best, thy heavenly Friend

Through thorny ways leads to a joyful end.

Be still, my soul: thy God doth undertake

To guide the future, as He has the past.
Thy hope, thy confidence let nothing shake;
All now mysterious shall be bright at last.

Be still, my soul: the waves and winds still know

His voice Who ruled them while He dwelt below.

Be still, my soul: when dearest friends depart,
And all is darkened in the vale of tears,

Then shalt thou better know His love, His heart,
Who comes to soothe thy sorrow and thy fears.

Be still, my soul: thy Jesus can repay

From His own fullness all He takes away.

Be still, my soul: the hour is hastening on

When we shall be forever with the Lord.
When disappointment, grief and fear are gone,

Sorrow forgot, love’s purest joys restored.

Be still, my soul: when change and tears are past

All safe and blessèd we shall meet at last.

Be still, my soul: begin the song of praise
On earth, believing, to Thy Lord on high;
Acknowledge Him in all thy words and ways,

So shall He view thee with a well pleased eye.

Be still, my soul: the Sun of life divine

Through passing clouds shall but more brightly shine.

Words by Katharina von Schlegel


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Great Music Resource

Perhaps you are longing for more Christ-centered, God-exalting, Doctrinally-rich hymns for your church or family to sing together? Or perhaps you are tired of the shallow songs that you listen to on the local pop-Christian radio station?

If you haven’t heard of Church Works Media yet, then you must stop by their website.

When my family gets together, we print off the latest Chris Anderson hymn and sing it around the piano. Here’s two of my favorites: