There’s peace in the heart
There’s peace in the heart that has Christ for its king;
for His reign and His peace have no end:
in His shelter secure and at rest we can sing,
for His foes to His sceptre must bend.
Then welcome, O Lord, to the throne of my heart!
I’d hail Thee my Saviour and King!
Be Thine all my service, for worthy Thou art,
and forever Thy praise I will sing,
and forever Thy praise I will sing.
There’s truth in the heart when the Lord reigns within,
in the heart and the life, day by day,
with a conscience that seeks to be blameless from sin
and His bidding alone to obey.
There’s strength in the heart when the Lord is its king;
not a task, but His grace will empower;
not a foe, but His hand will deprive of its sting;
blessed Shield and Protector and Tower!
There’s joy in the heart that has Christ on the throne,
such as none but Himself can impart;
‘tis a joy that remaineth when earth’s joys are flown,
‘tis a fullness of joy in the heart.