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WHAT peace divine, unutterable, When we with Christ our God converse; No angel's tongue to express is able, What feels a sinner free from curse: [ing, Such bliss to enjoy in all its meanImplies our sinful hearts to know, And by the Holy Spirit's training, Before the cross of Christ to bow. 2. From him true heavenly life deriving, With cleansing power from sin's each stain, Partakers of his grace reviving, Within us all is born again: We hunger then for food celestial, We thirst for life's exhaustless stream: [restrial, And wean'd from love of things terWe find in Christ our bliss Supreme. 3 Thrice happy they, who by experience Have known this change from death to life; Who look to him with faith and
2. When doubts and fears, a gloomy band, Beset my soul on every hand; When fails my strength, and reason's light Appearsimmers'd in darkest night,
4 If he is mine, let friends forsake, Thee, the great Counsellor, I still
And earthly comforts flee, He the dispenser of all good, Is more than all to me.
can trace, Unsearchable in wisdom, power, and grace.