649. Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me

1 Jesus, Savior, pilot me
Over life’s tempestuous sea;
Unknown waves before me roll,
Hiding rock and treach'rous shoal.
Chart and compass come from Thee:
Jesus, Savior, pilot me.

2 As a mother stills her child,
Thou canst hush the ocean wild;
Boist'rous waves obey Thy will
When Thou say'st to them, "Be still!"
Wondrous Sov'reign of the sea,
Jesus, Savior, pilot me.

3 When at last I near the shore,
And the fearful breakers roar
’Twixt me and the peaceful rest,
Then, while leaning on Thy breast,
May I hear Thee say to me,
"Fear not, I will pilot thee."

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, Savior, pilot me
Title: Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me
Author: Edward Hopper (1871)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: Carols and Spiritual Songs
Tune Information
Name: PILOT
Composer: John E. Gould (1871)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7.
Key: B♭ Major



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