Steer for the Star

See the light, sailors, the port is not far

Author: Eben E. Rexford
Tune: [See the light, sailors, the port is not far]
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Eben E. Rexford

Rexford, Eben Eugene.M (Johnsburg, New York, July 16, 1848--October 16, 1916, Shiocton, Wisconsin). Horticulturalist and editor of a Wisconsin farm journal. Many of his verses were used to fill empty corners of the journal. He also wrote many books on gardening. Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.), Litt.D. Twenty-five years, organist at First Congregational Church, Shiocton. See: Smith, Mary L.P. (1930). Eben E. Rexford; a biographical sketch. Menasha, Wis., George Banta Pub. Co. --Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives and Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: See the light, sailors, the port is not far
Title: Steer for the Star
Author: Eben E. Rexford
Refrain First Line: Christ keeps the beacon ablaze
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Carols of Joy #80

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Garnered Sheaves #129

Green Pastures for the Lambs #d63

Notes of Triumph, for the Sunday School #d159

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Notes of Triumph #129

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Tried and True #129

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