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Like a River Glorious
Words by Frances R. Havergal
Music by James Mountain

Isaiah 66:12
"For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river,
and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall ye suck,
ye shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees."

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            Like a river glorious
            Is God's perfect peace,
            Over all victorious
            In its bright increase;
            Perfect yet it floweth
            Fuller ev'ry day,
            Perfect, yet it groweth,
            Deeper all the way.

              Chorus
              Stayed upon Jehovah,
              Hearts are fully blest;
              Finding, as He promised,
              Perfect peace and rest.

            Hidden in the hollow,
            O His blessed hand,
            Never foe can follow,
            Never traitor stand;
            Not a surge of worry,
            Not a shade of care,
            Not a blast of hurry,
            Touch the spirit there.

              Chorus
              Stayed upon Jehovah,
              Hearts are fully blest;
              Finding, as He promised,
              Perfect peace and rest.

            Ev'ry joy or trial,
            Falleth from above,
            Traced upon our dial,
            By the Son of Love.
            We may trust Him fully,
            All for us to do;
            They who trust Him wholly,
            Find Him wholly true.

              Chorus
              Stayed upon Jehovah,
              Hearts are fully blest;
              Finding, as He promised,
              Perfect peace and rest.


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