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My pilot

Wildly the tempest rages

Author: Ira B. Wilson
Tune: [Wildly the tempest rages]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Wildly the tempest rages,
Billows roar;
Gleaming afar, the home-lights
Mark the shore.

Pilot me, O Savior,
On, over life’s stormy sea;
Till in the harbor, safe in the harbor,
I rest secure with thee.

2 Tempest and wave can never
Bring alarm;
Safe in my Pilot’s keeping,
Naught can harm. [Refrain]

3 Knowing that wind and waves his
Will obey,
Fully I trust my Pilot
All the way. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #37

Author: Ira B. Wilson

Ira Bishop Wilson, 1880-1950 Born: Sep­tem­ber 6, 1880, Bed­ford, Io­wa. Died: Ap­ril 3, 1950, Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: For­est Lawn Me­mor­i­al Park, Glen­dale, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Fred B. Hol­ton. Wilson’s sis­ter taught him to play the vi­o­lin and or­gan while still at home. Around 1902, Ira be­gan stu­dies at the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. In 1905, he went to work for the Lorenz Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny in Day­ton, Ohio. His com­po­si­tions ap­peared in The Choir Lead­er and The Choir Her­ald; he al­so served as ed­it­or in chief of The Vol­un­teer Choir. His works in­clude: The King’s Mes­sage, with Ed­mund Lo­renz (N… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wildly the tempest rages
Title: My pilot
Author: Ira B. Wilson
Refrain First Line: Pilot me, O Savior
Copyright: Public Domain



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His Worthy Praise #37

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