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The Set of the Soul

One ship drives east and one drives west

Tune: [One ship drives east and one drives west]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 One ship drives east and one drives west,
By the self-same wind that blows;
‘Tis the set of the sail and not the gale
Which tells the way it goes.

Chorus:
I’ve set my sail for heaven,
I’ev set my soul to go thro’;
Tho’ stormy gale my barque assail,
I shall reach the harbor land.

2 Like the waves of the sea are the gales of fate,
As onward we journey thro’ life;
‘Tis the set of the soul which determines the goal,
And not the storm or strife. [Chorus]

3 At my helm stands the Pilot of Galilee,
He will safely guide me thro’;
He my friend and my constant helper will be,
Till the golden gate I view. [Chorus]


Source: Inspiring Gospel Solos and Duets No. 2 #91

Text Information

First Line: One ship drives east and one drives west
Title: The Set of the Soul
Refrain First Line: I've set my sail for heaven

Timeline

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Inspiring Gospel Solos and Duets No. 2 #91

Songs of Full Salvation #d158

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