(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)
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 ev’ry change He faithful will remain.
Be still, my soul — thy best thy heav’nly Friend
Thru 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.