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Pilot of Galilee

Daylight is past, Shadows are cast

Author: Grace Duffie Roe
Tune: [Daylight is past, Shadows are cast]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Daylight is past, Shadows are cast
Over the sea and land;
Down in the glade, Night’s peaceful shade
Lieth so near at hand.
Full are the notes we’ve drawn to shore,
Joy’s measure pressed to overflow;
The reefs are passed, the tempest’s roar
Sinks to a whisper low.

Then, tho’ the tide be swift and wide,
Naught can we fear on life’s wild sea;
To Thee we raise our songs of praise,
Pilot of Galilee.

2 Once down our path The storm of wrath
Lashed the wild foaming wave;
Darkness and dread Gathered o’erhead,
No human arm could save.
Drifting and lost, we heard with fear
The breakers roar where rocks did hide,
Till thro’ the gloom our souls could hear,
“Lo, I will be Thy guide.” [Refrain]

3 O Helmsman true, Thy voyage thro’
May we put trust Thy hand!
Thine are the isles Where pleasure smiles,
Thine the fair Beulah land.
Each strange, new morn unveils the way
To unknown seas where we must go;
Thou who didst guide thro’ yesterday,
Tomorrow’s path dost know. [Refrain]

Source: Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #86

Author: Grace Duffie Roe

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Text Information

First Line: Daylight is past, Shadows are cast
Title: Pilot of Galilee
Author: Grace Duffie Roe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then though the tide be swift and wide
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Adult Bible Class Hymnal No. 1 #d19

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Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #86

Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d36

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Gospel Hymns and Songs #86

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Gospel Songs for Men #92

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 2 #150

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Standard Songs #14

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The Gospel Song Sheaf #200

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