Guide Me, Guide Me

Savior, pilot me over life's stromy sea

Author: W. C. Martin
Tune: [Savior, pilot me over life's stormy sea]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Saviour, pilot me o’er life’s stormy sea,
Thou art Master of the ocean wild.
With Thy mighty hand Thou dost worlds command;
Jesus, guard and guide Thy trusting child.

Refrain:
Guard me, guide me,
Safely o’er all life’s stormy main;
Guard me, guide me,
Till in glory with my Lord I reign.

2 Dark the shadows lie, hark the winds are high,
Yet the tempest must obey Thy will.
Tho’ the billows roll, still Thou dost control,
Say Thou to the waters, “Peace, be still.” [Refrain]

3 We shall anchor cast, when safe home at last,
In the blessed port within the vail.
No more storms of night; never fading light;
No more perils for my bark so frail. [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #48

Author: W. C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

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First Line: Savior, pilot me over life's stromy sea
Title: Guide Me, Guide Me
Author: W. C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Guard me, guide me

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Heavenly Sunlight: containing gems of song for Sunday schools, young people's societies and devotional meetings #17

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