Editor's note:

This is a favorite hymn of at least one-sixth of the team here at Ren­o­varé (we took a poll). 

We hope you’ll enjoy it as a love­ly start to your week­end — and find your­self fold­ed ever more close­ly into the sweet will of God.

(For an enchant­i­ng ver­sion of this hymn — set to some tru­ly beau­ti­ful images — we com­mend to you this video. Bless­ings!)

—Renovaré Team

My stub­born will at last hath yield­ed;
I would be Thine, and Thine alone,
And this the prayer my lips are bring­ing,
Lord, let in me Thy will be done.”

Sweet will of God, still fold me clos­er,
Till I am whol­ly lost in Thee;
Sweet will of God, still fold me clos­er,
Till I am whol­ly lost in Thee.

I’m tired of sin, foot­sore and weary,
The dark­some path hath drea­ry grown,
But now a light has ris’n to cheer me;
I find in Thee my Star, my Sun.

Thy pre­cious will, O con­quer­ing Sav­ior
Doth now embrace and com­pass me;
All dis­cords hushed, my peace a riv­er,
My soul a pris­oned bird set free.

Shut in with Thee, O Lord, for­ev­er,
My way­ward feet no more to roam;
What pow’r from Thee my soul can sev­er?
The cen­ter of God’s will my home.

Sweet Will of God” is in the pub­lic domain, via Hym​nal​.net.

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