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Let the Savior Pilot Thee

Sailor, on life’s surging sea

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Sailor, on life’s surging sea]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sailor, on life’s surging sea,
Let the Saviour pilot thee,
Danger hovers o’er the deep,
Where the storm winds wildly sweep.

Refrain:
Let the Saviour pilot thee,
Let the Saviour pilot thee,
Sailor, on life’s surging sea,
Let the Saviour pilot thee.

2 When before thee all is dark,
Let the Saviour steer thy bark,
Thro’ the black, appalling night
He will bring thee into light. [Refrain]

3 When the skies are bright and fair,
Still invoke the Saviour’s care,
Unknown perils oft are near
When there seemeth naught to fear. [Refrain]

4 On the ever-changing tide,
Let the Saviour be thy guide,
To the haven of the soul,
Where on angry billows roll. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #149

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sailor, on life’s surging sea
Title: Let the Savior Pilot Thee
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Let the Savior pilot thee
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Sovereign Grace #16

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The Service of Praise #149

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