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Beautiful Star, Shine On

On stormy seas I sail my bark

Author: E. Rinehart
Tune: [On stormy seas I sail my bark]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On stormy seas I sail my bark,
Nor fear for once the billows dark;
For streaming from the skies afar
Shines out the bright, the morning star.

Refrain:
Shine on, shine on, shine on,
O beautiful, beautiful star;
Shine on, shine on, shone on,
O beautiful star.

2 When on the crested wave I’m borne,
Amid the tumult of the storm;
Or, when the sea is calm and still,
‘Tis by that light I read God’s will. [Chorus]

3 Beyond the main a joyous band
Is waiting on the shining strand,
To welcome to that peaceful shore
My little bark, its perils o’er. [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.) #6

Author: E. Rinehart

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Text Information

First Line: On stormy seas I sail my bark
Title: Beautiful Star, Shine On
Author: E. Rinehart
Refrain First Line: Shine on, shine on, shine on, O beautiful, beautiful star

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Gospel Praise Book. #6

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Gospel Praise Book #6

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