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173. There Is A Sea Of Mercy

1 There is a sea of mercy,
Wide as eternity;
It gives the vile and guilty
Salvation full and free;
It is the blood of Jesus,
Come, sinner, do not weep,
From sin and guilt it cleanses,
"Launch out into the deep!"

2 There is a sea of promise,
Its waters, deep and wide,
Most safely on its bosom
You reach the other side.
It is the word of Scripture
With pow'r to save and keep,
So full of sweet assurance,
"Launch out into the deep!"

3 There is a sea of service
That you must daily brave:
In spite of raging tempest,
Sail out the lost to save!
O Christian, do not linger,
Shake off the sense of sleep,
Away, away to rescue,
"Launch out into the deep!"

4 Tho' doubts shall make you falter,
And foes shall make you fear,
Tho' disappointments gather
And sure defeat seems near.
Tho' storms are daily raging
With fierce and awful sweep,
If Jesus is your pilot,
"Launch out into the deep!"

Text Information
First Line: There is a sea of mercy
Title: There Is A Sea Of Mercy
Author: C. K. Solberg (1910)
Meter: 7, 6, 8L.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1927
Topic: Call and Repentance
Tune Information
Name: [There is a sea of mercy]
Composer: George J. Webb (1837)
Meter: 7,6.8L
Key: B♭ Major

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