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Jesus stood on the shore when the morning came

Jesus stood on the shore when the morning came

Author: Henry L. Gilmour
Tune: [Jesus stood on the shore, when the morning came]
Published in 11 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Jesus stood on the shore, when the morning came,
Appearing to his friends once more,
The beloved disciple knew the Lord,
Who lov’d him as in days of yore.

Jesus stands on the shore today,
Helping struggling souls by the way,
On the land, or wave, Jesus waits to save,
He never turns a soul away.

2 Jesus stood by the way, when the beggar blind,
For mercy cried thro’ nature’s night,
As he cast down his garments at his feet,
By faith he there received his sight. [Refrain]

3 Jesus stood by the grave of the friend he lov’d,
And showed his resurrection pow’r;
Quickly gave the command “come forth, come forth”
Unloose, and let him go this hour. [Refrain]

4 Jesus standeth today at the mercy seat,
Our Advocate with God above;
Shows his nail-pierced hands, and pleading stands,
Unchanging in his wondrous love. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #51

Author: Henry L. Gilmour

Born: January 19, 1836, Londonderry, Ireland. Died: May 20, 1920, Delair, New Jersey, after a buggy accident. Buried: Wenonah Cemetery, Mantua Township, New Jersey. Gilmour emigrated to America as a teenager. He started working as a painter, then served in the American civil war, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia. After the war, he became a dentist. In 1869, he moved to Wenonah, New Jersey, and helped found the Wenonah Methodist Church in 1885. For four decades, he directed the choir at the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting, and worked at camp meetings and revivals in Mountain Lake Park, Maryland, and Ridgeview Park, Pennsylvania. His works include: The Silver Trumpet, with Kelso Carter (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus stood on the shore when the morning came
Author: Henry L. Gilmour
Refrain First Line: Jesus stands on the shore today



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