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Sweet is the Peace the Gospel Brings (TTBB)

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Set Apart AlbumSweet is the Peace the Gospel Brings is a beautiful Christian hymn that teaches of the peace, purity, and sweetness that comes by receiving and living the gospel. This version is arranged for TTBB chorus with piano and violin accompaniment. The download includes the full score, as well as the violin part.

This arrangement was commissioned by the Rosalind Hall and the BYU Men's Chorus for inclusion in their album, Set Apart: Beloved Missionary Hymns, which was released to the public on April 5, 2013. All the recordings for this album are available free of charge at

Three other hymns included in the Set Apart album were also arranged by Lane Johnson: Brightly Beams Our Father's Mercy, Onward, Christian Soldiersand It Is Well with My Soul. Click the links for more information about these hymn arrangements.

- TTBB, with Piano and Violin accompaniment
- Text by Mary Ann Morton Durham (1826-1897)
- Music by Alfred M. Durham (1872-1957)
- Level: Advanced
- Duration: ~3:50

Download the audio file for free at Set Apart Album 


Sweet is the peace the gospel brings
To seeking minds and true.
With light refulgent on it's wings,
It clears the human view.

It's laws and precepts are divine
And show a Father's care.
Transcendent love and ercy shine
In each injunction there.

Faithless tradition flees its pow'r
And unbelief gives way.
The gloomy clouds, which used to low'r,
Submit to reason's sway.

That which in part we have received
Will be in part no more,
For He in whom we all believe
To us will all restore.

May we who know the sacred Name
From ev'ry sin depart.
Then will the Spirit's constant flame
Preserve us pure in heart.

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  1. ENRICHMENT, INDEED! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Oct 2015

    The violin obbligato helps to create a most inviting setting for this beloved hymn. I also like very much the harmony of the vocal parts and variation of texture from verse to verse! Thank you for arranging a piece worthy of the message.

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