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Lord of the Sea

Blest Savior, faith's celestial star

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [Blest Savior, faith's celestial star]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Blest Savior, faith’s celestial star,
Guide of the wand’rer here below,
Thrown on life’s surge we claim Thy care;
Save us from peril, save from woe.
O gentle Jesus, mild and meek,
Thy promised aid Thy children seek;
Our hopeless debt Thyself hast paid,
And on Thy head our sins were laid.

O blessed Christ, Lord of the sea,
Guide Thou the wand’rer, guide Thou me;
O blessed Christ, Lord of the sea,
Guide Thou the wand’rer, guide Thou me;

2 Far out upon life’s stormy sea,
Lord of the deep! we look to Thee;
Thou art a refuge ever nigh,
To Thee for help Thy children cry.
On Thee our sorrows all were laid;
Our pray’rs ascend to heav’n thro’ Thee;
Remind Thy Father thou hast paid
The price of our iniquity. [Chorus]

Source: Inspiring Songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #156

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Blest Savior, faith's celestial star
Title: Lord of the Sea
Author: Thoro Harris
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O blessed Christ, Lord of the sea
Copyright: Public Domain



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Gospel Carols #146

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Inspiring Songs No. 1 #156

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