Be Still, My Soul

Posted by admin in April 9th, 2010
Published in faith, Uncategorized

Anyone else need this today besides me?

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 heav’nly Friend Thro’ 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: the hour is hast’ning 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 blessed we shall meet at last.

Katharina Von Schlegel (tr. by Jane Borthwick)


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376. pam said,
April 9th, 2010 at 12:38 pm

Redemption continues until we’re face to face…sweet peace, be still indeed.

377. TerryAnn said,
April 9th, 2010 at 2:45 pm

This is the 3rd reference I have received to “be still” in the last 18 hours. I am stopping to listen to what God is saying to me. I think He is trying to get my attention.

378. admin said,
April 9th, 2010 at 6:43 pm

Pam and Terry Ann: So it’s not just me? Thanks for your comments guys!

379. anne said,
April 10th, 2010 at 6:48 am

Thank you Teri. It’s been a rattling, grim 24, so the invitation to be still, to hope, to wait, these are a balm to me. Thanks.

380. Lisa said,
April 10th, 2010 at 7:52 am

This brought a sweet sigh…just the refreshment I needed to start my day. God has clearly lifted one big burden, but another is pressing down…I needed this reminder to be still and rest in Him. Thank you, Teri!

381. Texas sister said,
April 12th, 2010 at 3:06 pm

These words are like honey over my wounded soul today…

thy heav’nly Friend Thro’ thorny ways leads to a joyful end…

He’s been encouraging me to “rest” but I am very bad at it 🙁

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