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Over and Over

Over and over I stood upon the shore

Author: Ballington Booth
Tune: [Over and over I stood upon the shore]
Published in 16 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Over and over I stood upon the shore;
Over and over I said I would doubt no more;
But as the sea came rolling in,
In boundless waves that cleanse from sin,
I doubted their saving power.

Over and over, like a mighty sea,
Comes the love of Jesus,
Rolling over me.

2 Over and over I’ve heard my Savior’s voice;
Over and over He said, "Make Me your choice;
Now face the waves and tread the sea,
Look up in faith and follow Me";
I answered, "I’ll prove their power." [Refrain]

3 Over and over I’ll sing this glorious song,
Over and over before the gathering throng;
How o’er my heart the sea prevailed,
And how His love has never failed,
For ever I’ll trust His power; [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8302

Author: Ballington Booth

Rv Ballington Booth United Kingdom 1857-1940 Born in Brighouse, England, the 2nd son of William Booth and Catherine Booth, founders of the Salvation Army, he became a Christian minister. In his teens he began preaching, singing and playing his concertina at open-air meetings sponsored by the Salvation Army. He became a Colonel in that organization at 23 and was positioned as a training officer. He later moved to Australia, followed by the U.S., and then Canada. He married Maud Charlesworth in 1886. Together they were assigned to the U.S., as the Salvation Army was becoming a world-wide organization. They became American citizens the following year, During the 1890s depression the Booths established shelters for homeless men. Altho… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Over and over I stood upon the shore
Title: Over and Over
Author: Ballington Booth
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Over and over, Like a mighty sea
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #8302

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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