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1 Sunlit sea what mem’ries golden,
Hover round thy tranquil shore;
Through the ages words so olden,
Bring us life forever more!

Blessed shore, where once the Saviour trod,
Son of Man and yet the Son of God;
Hallowed shall Thy vision be,
O blessed sunlit shore of Galilee.

2 Bright thy waves thy billows swelling,
O’er thee bends an azure sky;
As the Saviour, earth is telling,
Tidings sweet from heav’n on high. [Refrain]

3 We recall with joy thy story,
Mem’ries blest about thee twine;
For the King who left His glory,
Is our Saviour Lord divine. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #131

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sunlit sea what memories golden
Title: Galilee
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Blessed shore where once the Savior trod
Copyright: Public Domain



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