Sweet Will of God

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 conqu’ring 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.

Los Angeles, California, United States

I sang this song in the early years of walking with the Lord. Today it has a very deep and stronger desire of my heart. It kept coming to me in prayer meetings. I could not remember all the words till I found it here today. Thank You Lord. I will make this my constant prayer. I just want to be totally lost in my Father's will. Amen


Very sweet. I love it.

Steve Miller

Detroit, MI, United States

Morris was born in Pennsville, OH. She and her husband, Charles H. Morris, were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1891 she became blind but continued to write gospel songs. In 1913 her son built a 28 foot blackboard with oversized staff lines, so she could continue composing. She wrote approximately 1000 hymn texts as well as many of the tunes. - Songs of the Spirit by Martin & cyberhymnal


Queens, New York, United States

This is such a prayerful song. I love especially the last verse.


Sweet comfort precious memories. Jesus is soon to come.


United States

This song has always brought tears. Gods will is sweet.


Toronto, ON, Canada

Thank you for letting her hear once again this beautiful, meaningful hymn.