12249. Be Of Good Cheer

1 In sailing life’s sea I have nothing to fear,
Tho’ tempests are tossing me high,
If only the voice of my Savior I hear:
Come, be of good cheer, it is I.

Though trials my strength may defy,
For help unto Jesus I cry,
And when I am tempted, or danger is near,
I’ll trust Him and be of good cheer.

2 Tho’ fortune may fail me and health may decline,
Tho’ others turn back to dismay,
I’ll cling to my Savior and never repine,
And He will not cast me away. [Refrain]

3 No dangers appall when my Savior is near,
And when I am summoned on high,
My heart will rejoice if I only can hear,
"Come, be of good cheer, it is I." [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: In sailing life’s sea I have nothing to fear
Title: Be Of Good Cheer
Author: Granville Pearl Evans (1906)
Refrain First Line: Though trials my strength may defy
Language: English
Source: Songs for All by John J. Wicker (Philadelphia: Hall-Mack Company, 1906)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [In sailing life’s sea I have nothing to fear]
Composer: Granville Pearl Evans
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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