Mark, when tempestuous winds arise

Mark, when tempestuous winds arise

Author: Thomas Scott
Published in 17 hymnals

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1 Mark! when tempestuous winds arise,
The wild confusion and uproar;
All ocean mixing with the skies,
And wrecks are dash'd upon the shore.

2 Not less confusion racks the mind,
By its own fierce ideas tots;
Calm reason is to rage resign'd,
And in the whirl of passion lost.

3 O self-tormenting child of pride,
Anger, bred up in hate and strife!
Ten thousand ill, by thee supply'd,
Mingle the cup of bitter life.

4 Happy the meek, whose gentle breast,
Clear as the summer's ev'ning ray,
Calm as the regions of the blest,
Enjoys on earth celestial day!

5 No friendships broke their bosoms sting,
No jars their peaceful tent invade;
Secure beneath th' almighty wing,
And foes to none, of none afraid.

6 Spirit of grace, all meek and mild!
Inspire our hearts, our souls possess;
Repel each passion rude and wild,
And bless us as we aim to bless.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #329

Author: Thomas Scott

Thomas Scott was born at Norwich, and was the son of a Dissenting minister. After his education he began his ministerial life at Wartmell, in Norfolk, adding also the labours of school-teaching. Subsequently he changed his pastoral relations several times, spending the last years of his life at Hupton, in Norfolk, where he died in 1776. He was the author of some prose works, several poems, and a few hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872… Go to person page >

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Author: Thomas Scott



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