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Hymn of the Week – Prince of Peace! Control My Will

Poetry by Mary A.S. Barber (1858)
Music by W.T. Porter (1858)

Prince of Peace! control my will,
Bid this struggling heart be still;
Bid my fears and doubtings cease鈥
Hush my spirit into peace.

Thou hast bought me with Thy blood,
Opened wide the gate to God;
Peace I ask, but peace must be,
Lord, in being one with Thee.

May Thy will, not mine, be done;
May Thy will and mine be one;
Chase these doubtings from my heart;
Now Thy perfect peace impart.

Savior, at Thy feet I fall;
Thou my life, my God, my All;
Let Thy happy servant be
One forevermore with Thee.

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