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Like a River Glorious is God's Perfect Peace
1. 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.

2. Hidden in the hollow
Of 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.

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

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


  1. One of my favorite hymns. Who wouldn't want perfect peace and rest.

  2. One of my favorites, too! Singing along...

  3. Thank you for these beautiful, rich words.

    "Fuller ev'ry day,
    Perfect, yet it groweth
    Deeper all the way."

    Fuller and deeper, with every experience and with every year.

  4. As soon as I saw the first sentence, the tune began running through my mind. What a glorious hymn! Thank you for sharing it.


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