My Boat Is So Small

As onward I sail over life's treacherous wave

Author: Henry J. Zelley
Tune: [As onward I sail over life's treacherous wave]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Henry J. Zelley

Henry Jeffreys Zelley was born at Mt. Holly, NJ, on Mar. 15, 1859. Educated in the Mt. Holly public schools, at Pennington Seminary, and at Taylor University, where he earned his M. A., Ph. D., and D. D. degrees, he became a Methodist minister in 1882 and first served in the New Jersey Conference as a statistical secretary, treasurer, and trustee, becoming a promoter of the campmeeting movement. Noted for his evangelistic fervor, Zelley produced over 1500 poems, hymns, and gospel songs. One of his songs, "He Brought Me Out" with music by Henry L. Gilmour, appears in several denominational hymnals. Cyberhymnal also lists "When Israel Out of Bondage Came" or "He Rolled the Sea Away" with music by Gilmour too. Another of Zelley’s so… Go to person page >

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First Line: As onward I sail over life's treacherous wave
Title: My Boat Is So Small
Author: Henry J. Zelley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: My boat is so small, and thy ocean so wide
Copyright: Public Domain

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