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Jesus On the Sea

O I love to think of Jesus on the dark and stormy sea

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [O I love to think of Jesus on the dark and stormy sea]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O I love to think of Jesus on the dark and stormy sea,
When it broke in awful grandeur on the shore;
How He spoke and all was still,
How the waves obeyed His will,
And the tempest in a moment ceased to roar.

On the sea, on the sea,
O I love to think of Jesus on the sea;
He whispered, “Peace, be still,”
And the waves obeyed His will;
O I love to think of Jesus on the sea.

2 O I love to think of Jesus in the midnight on the sea,
When His lonely men were troubled and dismayed;
How their hearts were filled with fear,
For they thought a spirit near,
But He said to them, “’Tis I, be not afraid.” [Chorus]

3 O I love to think of Jesus when the ev’ning shades descend,
When the stormy winds are moaning wild and free;
When the distant surges roar,
When they bear upon the shore,
O I love to think of Jesus on the sea. [Chorus]

Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #260

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: O I love to think of Jesus on the dark and stormy sea
Title: Jesus On the Sea
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: On the sea, on the sea
Copyright: Public Domain



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Gospel Praise Book. #260

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