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Steer toward the light

Fierce is the tempest, loud is its roar

Author: Gertrude T. Clark
Tune: [Fierce is the tempest, loud is its roar]
Published in 7 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. Fierce is the tempest, loud is its roar,
Storm-tossed the mariner, far from the shore;
See! what is putting the darkness to flight?
Jesus, the Morning Star! steer t’ward the Light!

Brightly it gleams, and its pure silver beams
Scatter the gloom of the night,
Tho’ the storms ’round thee rave,
He is mighty to save,
Then, mariner, steer t’ward the Light.

2. Storms cannot hide it, years cannot fade;
Firm its foundation is, be not afraid;
Heav’n’s ample harbor shall soon greet thy sight,
Watch for the dawn of day, steer t’ward the Light! [Refrain]

3. When wild the tempest round thee is hurled,
Look unto Jesus, the hope of the world!
Bright shall the day be that follows the night,
Courage, then, mariner, steer t’ward the Light! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6331

Author: Gertrude T. Clark

Late 19th Century Lyrics: Steer To¬≠ward the Light --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Fierce is the tempest, loud is its roar
Title: Steer toward the light
Author: Gertrude T. Clark
Refrain First Line: Brightly it gleams
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6331
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The Cyber Hymnal #6331

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