Like A River Glorious

Like a river glorious is God's perfect peace,
Over all victorious in its bright increase;
Perfect yet it floweth fuller every day,
Perfect yet it groweth deeper all the way.

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.

Every 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.
~ Frances R. Havergal ~

Have a blessed Lord's Day!
** Click here for last Sunday's post on peace. **


budgeteer said...

Thank you of reminding us of this beautiful hymn. What a peaceful and intimate place with have with Him, safely held in his hand

Simply Linda said...

Thank you, very lovely. I apologize for not replying, I have visited & "lurked" though, that does count, right? (big smiles)--Have a blessed day.

Carol Z said...

Dear Stephanie, wishes for a day of peace and rest.

Debbie Harris said...

This is just beautiful! Peaceful indeed. "Hidden in the hollow of His hand" what a place to be, I love that!

Another beautiful Sunday post to lift the spirits, thank you. That photo of the creek and leaves...amazing!

I pray you are having a blessed Lords day.

Ceil said...

Hi Stephanie! And may we all find rest in him on this, his holy day.

Blessings to you, you inspire the gift of peace.

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

Beautiful! Have a blessed Sunday! xoxo

Sarah said...


Such a lovely hymn! Recently I found a beautiful old book filled with the poem and hymns of Frances Ridley Havergal. I have enjoyed reading some in the evenings.

Have a blessed week!


Anonymous said...

Were you listening to my shower singing last night?! I kid you not! I love this hymn and every word is true.

Thank you for reinforcing this message today, since it is evident that the Lord desires me to learn it well:)

Have a blessed week, dear Stephanie!

Anonymous said...

Stephanie, I look forward to all your posts but especially your Sunday ones. I love the hymns and worship songs. Thank you!

Jennifer Where the Green Grass Grows said...

What a beautiful song!! I hope you have a blessed week my friend!!

Conniecrafter said...

I hadn't heard that before, thanks for sharing, such pretty music, very soothing!

Vicky Hunt said...

So beautiful Stephanie and that photo is stunning!You are surrounded by such beauty! Have a blessed week my friend....Vicky
Life On Willie Mae Lane

Beatrice Euphemie said...

Sweet and lovely. Hope your week is the same, My Dear. xo Hugs Karen

momof3girls said...

How lovely! I don't think I know this hymn. Thank you for sharing it.

donna said...

So beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing.

Mindy Whipple said...

So thankful for that perfect rest and peace that only comes from Him. May your week ahead be filled with both sweet girl.

Ida said...

What a beautiful and restful post.

Delvalina Tuanger said...

What a beautiful moment while I read this song lyric and listen to it's song because I always love to do this for every new song to my ears :)and I am longing for His river like a deer

Happy Sunday my sweet sister and thanks for sharing.


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