Jesus Stood On the Shore

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 13 hymnals

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Representative 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

Henry Lake Gilmour United Kingdom 1836-1920. Born at Londonderry, Ireland, he emigrated to America as a teenager, thinking he wanted to learn navigation. When he reached the U.S., he arrived in Philadelphia and decided to seek his fortune in America. 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, VA. He married Letitia Pauline Howard in 1858. After the war he trained as a dentist and did that for many years. In 1869 he moved to Wenonah, NJ, and helped found the Methodist church there in 1885. He served as Sunday school superintendent and, for four decades, directed the choir at the Pittman Grove Camp Meeting, also working as song leade… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus stood on the shore when the morning came
Title: Jesus Stood On the Shore
Author: Henry L. Gilmour
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus stands on the shore today
Copyright: Public Domain



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