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Beautiful sea, O beautiful sea

Beautiful sea, O beautiful sea

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Beautiful sea, O beautiful sea]
Published in 4 hymnals

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1. Beautiful sea, O beautiful sea,
Beyond the dark valley of time;
Over thy gentle, murmuring tide
The bells of eternity chime.

Beautiful beautiful, ocean of light,
Reflected from Eden above,
Where they that are washed in the blood of the Lamb
Abide in the smile of His love.

2. Beautiful sea, O beautiful sea,
Thy glory shall never decline;
Over thy waves that silently flow
The beams of eternity shine. [Refrain]

3. Beautiful sea, O beautiful sea,
By faith we can sometimes behold;
Visions of thee, so lovely and bright,
They fill us with rapture untold. [Refrain]

4. Beautiful sea, O beautiful sea,
We long on thy bosom to rest;
Floating away, still floating away,
Away to the isles of the blest. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4681

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: Beautiful sea, O beautiful sea
Author: Fanny Crosby



The Cyber Hymnal #4681
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