Though mightiest billows should over me roll

Though mightiest billows should over me roll

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [Though mightiest billows should over me roll]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Tho’ mightiest billows should over me roll,
While journeying over life’s sea,
One song in all trial will comfort my soul:
‘Tis Jesus for me!

Refrain:
Jesus for me! Jesus for me!
Living or dying, with Him I shall be;
Wherever I dwell, His love I will tell—
Jesus for me!

2 The Christ is my Harbor, my Refuge—my Tower;
My Shield and my Buckler is He;
There’s no one so precious in sorrow’s dark hour,
As Jesus to me! [Refrain]

3 He helps in temptation—in bitter distress;
To Him in all trouble I flee,
Well knowing His pity—His great tenderness;
Oh, Jesus for me! [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #26

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Though mightiest billows should over me roll
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: Jesus for me

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