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In ancient days, when Isr'l's host

In ancient days, when Isr'l's host

Author: Emma Pitt
Tune: [In ancient days, when Israel’s host]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In ancient days, when Israel’s host
In darkest bondage lay,
The mighty pow’r of God was shown,
He rolled the sea away.

He rolls the sea away!
He rolls the sea away!
With Jesus ever near,
No foe have I to fear,
He rolls the sea away!

2 The waves of sin swept o’er my soul,
Temptations held their sway;
The Lord spoke peace, and pardon gave,
He rolled the sea away. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ doubts and fears obscure my path,
With Jesus I will stay;
He’ll keep me near His loving heart,
And roll the sea away. [Refrain]

4 Lord Jesus, when in my last hour
I face tow’rd realms of day,
Thy presence then shall pilot me,
And roll the sea away. [Refrain]

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving #68

Author: Emma Pitt

Born: 1846, Maryland. Pitt was living in Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land, by 1880, and through at least 1910. She may have died be­fore 1920, as the daugh­ter with whom she was living in 1910 was on her own and still sin­gle in 1920. --www.hymntime.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In ancient days, when Isr'l's host
Author: Emma Pitt
Refrain First Line: He rolls the sea away



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Eureka Sacred Banner #d54

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Hymns of the Christian Life. No. 3 #124

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Hymns that Help #77

Sacred Melodies #d63

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The Gospel Hymn Book #149

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The Voice of Thanksgiving #68

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The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 2 #68

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Young People's Songs of Praise #44

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