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O soul tossed on the billows

O soul tossed on the billows

Author: L. J. Kirkwood
Tune: [O, soul tossed on the billows]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. O, soul tossed on the billows,
Afar from friendly land,
Look up to Him who holds thee in
The hollow of His hand.

In The hollow of His hand,
In the hollow of His hand,
O how safe are all who trust Him,
In The hollow of His hand.

2. Tho’ raging winds may drive thee,
A wreck upon the strand,
Still cling to Him who holds thee in
The hollow of His hand. [Refrain]

3. When strength is spent in toiling,
And wearily you stand,
Then rest in Him who holds thee in
The hollow of His hand. [Refrain]

4. And when at last we’re gathered,
With all the ransomed band,
We’ll praise our God who holds us in
The hollow of His hand. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2986

Author: L. J. Kirkwood

Louise J. Kirkwood, 19th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O soul tossed on the billows
Author: L. J. Kirkwood
Refrain First Line: In the hollow of his hand



The Cyber Hymnal #2986
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The Cyber Hymnal #2986

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