Scripture Verse

You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in You. Isaiah 26:3


Elisha A. Hoffman (1839–1929)

Words: Eli­sha A. Hoff­man, in Pen­te­cost­al Hymns No. 3, ed­it­ed by Hen­ry Date (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Hope Pub­lish­ing, 1902).

Music: Will­iam E. Marks (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a bet­ter pho­to of Marks,

William E. Marks (1872–1954)


God’s abid­ing peace is in my soul to­day,
Yes, I feel it now, yes, I feel it now;
He has tak­en all my doubts and fears away,
Tho’ I can­not tell you how.


It is mine, mine, bless­èd be His name!
He has giv­en peace, per­fect peace to me;
It is mine, mine, bless­èd be His name!
Mine for all eter­ni­ty!

He has wrought in me a sweet and per­fect rest,
In my rap­tured heart I can feel it now;
He each pass­ing moment keeps me saved and blest,
Floods with light my heart and brow.


He has given me a ne­ver failing joy,
Oh, I have it now! oh, I have it now!
To His praise I will my ran­somed pow’rs employ,
And renew my grate­ful vow.


Oh, the love of God is com­fort­ing my soul,
For His love is mine, yes, His love is mine!
Waves of joy and glad­ness o’er my spir­it roll,
Thrilling me with life di­vine.