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In the shadow of His wings

In the shadow of His wings. Jonathan Burtch Atchinson* (1840-1882). First published in Salvation Echoes: For Sabbath School, Gospel, Prayer and Praise Meetings (Alliance, Ohio, 1882), based on Psalm 63: 7: ‘because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.’ It had three stanzas and a refrain: In the shadow of His wings  There is rest, sweet rest; There is rest from care and labor, There is rest for friend and neighbor; In the shadow of His wings  There is rest, sweet rest, In the shadow of His wings  There is rest, sweet rest. Refrain:   There is rest, sweet rest,  There is peace, sweet peace,   There is joy, glad joy, In the shadow of His wings:...

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