God's Perfect Peace

Thank You, Lord, for the gift of Your Peace.
The chains of temptation are broken.
I gave You my will, You granted release,
As Your words of forgiveness were spoken.

The dark clouds have lifted, I see the sun,
My heart has once more begun singing;
I look up with joy to Your Holy One
As my praises are Heavenward winging.

Now the Peace of God has come from above,
As Your mercy made my spirit willing.
What grace, what rest, in the arms of Your Love,
Your Spirit my glad heart is filling!

Honoria A. Groves

June 2000