Katharina von Schlegel is thought to be the leading female hymn writer of this period. Thy hope, thy confidence let nothing shake; all now mysterious shall be bright at last. Hawn is distinguished professor of church music at Perkins School of Theology. An optional clarinet obbligato adds inspiration for troubled souls. Little is known about the author of this hymn. One thing we changed--we sang.
The censorship was so intense that the composition could not be programmed publically under its formal title Finlandia, as the Russian Empire would deem that too patriotic. Be still, my soul: thy Jesus can repay from his own fondness all he takes away. Existing Accounts New Accounts I love a great Melody but when you hear words that you can't forget and get to sing them, what a gift to our choir and to our church. Be still, my soul; thy Jesus can repay From His own fulness all He takes away. Whether you're looking for an inspirational and encouraging song for your quiet time with God or an upbeat song to praise Jesus, Godtube.
Lyrics Still, my soul, be still, And do not fear Though winds of change may rage tomorrow. The melody comes from a symphonic tone poem by Jean Sibelius 1865-1957 by the name of Finlandia, Op. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. Lord of peace, renew A steadfast spirit within me To rest in You alone. Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain. Be still, my soul; thy God doth undertake To guide the future as He has the past.
Be still, my soul; the hour is hastening on When we shall be forever with the Lord, When disappointment, grief, and fear are gone, Sorrow forgot, love's purest joys restored. Still, my soul, be still, Do not forsake The Truth you learned in the beginning. Bear patiently the cross of grief and pain; leave to your God to order and provide; in every change God faithful will remain. The date of her death is unknown. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us.
I transposed the clarinet part for tenor recorder, since we don't have a clarinet player. . Is it a good teaching tool? Be still, my soul: when change and tears are past, all safe and blessed we shall meet at last. Be still, my soul: the Sun of life divine Through passing clouds shall but more brightly shine. Thy hope, thy confidence, let nothing shake; All now mysterious shall be bright at last. Other than that she was connected with a small court at Köthen, north of Halle, in Germany, little is known of her life. Leave to thy God to order and provide; In every change, He faithful will remain.
Thy hope, thy confidence let nothing shake; All now mysterious shall be bright at last. Her translation included five of the original six stanzas, appearing in Hymns from the Land of Luther, second series 1855. Sibelius wrote it as a patriotic offering in 1899 with a revision in 1900. The hymn comes to us via a translation by Jane L. Still my soul be still And do not fear Though winds of change may rage tomorrow God is at your side No longer dread The fires of unexpected sorrow God You are my God And I will trust in You and not be shaken Lord of peace renew A steadfast spirit within me To rest in You alone Still my soul be still Do not be moved By lesser lights and fleeting shadows Hold onto His ways With shield of faith Against temptations flaming arrows Still my soul be still Do not forsake The Truth you learned in the beginning Wait upon the Lord And hope will rise As stars appear when day is dimming. This text appears at the time of German pietism, similar in spirit in many regards to the Wesleyan revival in England of the same era.
This pairing was brought to the United States when it was used in the Presbyterian Church, U. Be still, my soul; when change and tears are past, All safe and blessed we shall meet at last. Do you usually like this style of music? Borthwick was second only to Catherine Winkworth 1827-1878 in bringing the riches of German hymn heritage to the English language. Be still, my soul: the waves and winds still know His voice, who ruled them while He dwelt below. Be still, my soul: thy Jesus can repay From His own fullness all He takes away. Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world.
The Peace Celebrations of 1899 provided the political backdrop for the composition as well as a subtle protest by the composer against the rising censorship from Russia felt in the nearby Scandinavian countries. Be still, my soul: the waves and winds still know His voice Who ruled them while He dwelt below. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity. The recording on this site represents it well. God, You are my God, And I will trust in You and not be shaken.
Do you like the artist? Be still, my soul: thy Jesus can repay from His own fullness all He takes away. Borthwick 1813-1897 , a member of the Free Church of Scotland. Be still, my soul: thy best, thy heav'nly Friend thro' thorny ways leads to a joyful end. Be still, my soul: your best, your heavenly friend through thorny ways leads to a joyful end. Though not a hymn writer himself, he inspired a revival in German hymnody characterized by faithfulness to Scripture, personal experience, and deep emotional expression. To create a music list, please sign in. As her name suggests, she may have come from an aristocratic family.