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Steady, brother, steady, though the storm-winds rise

Steady, brother, steady, though the storm-winds rise

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [Steady, brother, steady, though the storm-winds rise]
Published in 9 hymnals

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1 Steady, brother, steady, tho' the storm-winds rise,
And darkness gather o'er you and it veil your skies;
Keep your course unwavered, and be brave, be true;
Fear not while the Master holds the helm with you.

Steady, steady, tho' clouds veil the sky;
Steady, steady, tho' waves roll high;
Steady, steady, be brave, be true,
Fear not while the Master holds the helm with you.

2 Steady, brother steady tho' the wild waves sweep,
Your barque will ride in safety for He rules the deep;
Waves shall not o'er flow you while the Pilot's near,
By the chart He giveth, your course can steer. [Refrain]

3 Steady, brother, steady, look you over there,
Beyond the cloud and tempest see, the port lies fair;
There within the harbor with the storms all past,
You can safely anchor, sheltered safe at last. [Refrain]

Coronation Hymns, 1910

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." © The Cyber Hymnal™ ( Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Steady, brother, steady, though the storm-winds rise
Author: Ida L. Reed
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Steady, steady, though clouds veil the sky
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6362
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