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I'll Stand By Until the Morning

Fierce and wild the storm is raging

Author: D. W. Whittle
Tune: [Fierce and wild the storm is raging]
Published in 22 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Fierce and wild the storm is raging
Round a helpless bark,
On to doom ’tis swiftly driving,
O’er the waters dark!

Joy, behold the Savior,
Joy, the message hear,
"I’ll stand by until the morning,
I’ve come to save you, do not fear."
Yes, I’ll stand by until the morning,
I’ve come to save you, do not fear.

2 Weary, helpless, hopeless seamen
Fainting on the deck,
With what joy they hail their Savior,
As He hails their wreck! [Chorus]

3 On a wild and stormy ocean,
Sinking ’neath the wave,
Souls that perish heed the message,
Christ has come to save! Chorus]

4 Daring death thy soul to rescue,
He in love has come,
Leave the wreck and in Him trusting,
Thou shalt reach thy home! [Chorus]

Source: Tabernacle Hymns: Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #184

Author: D. W. Whittle

[Also published under the pseudonym El Nathan.]… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Fierce and wild the storm is raging
Title: I'll Stand By Until the Morning
Author: D. W. Whittle
Refrain First Line: Joy, behold the Savior
Copyright: Public Domain



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