Lord, in whose might the Savior trod

Lord, in whose might the Savior trod

Author: Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch
Tune: SOUTHFIELD
Published in 14 hymnals

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Lord, in whose might the Saviour trod
The dark and stormy wave,
And trusted in his Father’s arm,
Omnipotent to save;

When darkly round our footsteps rise
The floods and storms of life,
Send Thou Thy Spirit down to still
The dark and fearful strife.

Strong in our trust, on Thee reposed,
The ocean-path we’ll dare,
Though waves around us rage and foam,
Since Thou art present there.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #117

Author: Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch

Bulfinch, Stephen Greenleaf, D.D. This Unitarian minister was born at Boston, June 18, 1809, and removed to Washington in 1818, his father being the architect of the Capitol. He graduated at Columbian College and the Cambridge Theological School. In 1831 lie was ordained at Charleston, S.C., as assistant to Dr. Gilman. Subsequently he was pastor at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; Washington, 1838; Nashua, New Hampshire, 1845; Dorchester, Mass., 1852; and "East Cambridge, Mass., 1865. He died at the last place, Oct. 12, 1870. His works include:— (1) Contemplations of the Saviour; A Series of Extracts from the Gospel History, with Reflections and Original and Selected Hymns. Boston, Carter and Hendee, 1832. This has been reprinted in England. (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, in whose might the Savior trod
Author: Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #117

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #117

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #280

Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d254

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #324

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d368

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #241

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The Christian Church Hymnal #88

The Christian Hymnist #d332

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The Gospel Psalmist #173

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