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Then never fear the billow's roar

O, sailor, on life's troubled sea

Author: Emma Pitt
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O sailor! on life’s troubled sea,
Why should you fear the storm?
The shore’s in view where you will be
Safe from all dread alarm.

Refrain:
Then never fear the billows’ roar,
Nor danger ever feel,
You’ll safely reach the golden shore,
Your Pilot’s at the wheel.
Your Pilot’s at the wheel,
Your Pilot’s at the wheel,
You’ll safely reach the golden shore,
Your Pilot’s at the wheel.

2 O sailor! trust your all to Him,
Nor heed the rolling wave;
Look up, tho’ skies be dark and dim,
And trust the Lord to save. [Refrain]

3 O sailor! see your shining light,
The port is drawing near,
And loved ones robed in purest white
Await your coming there. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.5 #134

Author: Emma Pitt

Born: 1846, Maryland. Pitt was living in Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land, by 1880, and through at least 1910. She may have died be­fore 1920, as the daugh­ter with whom she was living in 1910 was on her own and still sin­gle in 1920. --www.hymntime.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O, sailor, on life's troubled sea
Title: Then never fear the billow's roar
Author: Emma Pitt
Copyright: Public Domain

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Band Music #33

Chapel Echoes No. 2 #d17

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Grace and Glory #69

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Pearls of Praise #78

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Triumphant Songs No.5 #134

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