Scripture Verse

I will extend peace to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flooding stream. Isaiah 66:12


James Mountain
Courtesy of Tunbridge Wells
Museum & Art Gallery

Words: Fran­ces R. Ha­ver­gal, 1876. The words first ap­peared in Hymns of Con­se­cra­tion and Faith.

Music: Wye Val­ley James Moun­tain, 1876 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Alternate Tune:

Frances R. Havergal


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.


Stayed upon Jehovah, hearts are fully blest
Finding, as He promised, perfect peace and rest.

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.