Blue Galilee

With joy I am telling the story I love

Author: Frank E. Roush
Tune: [With joy I am telling the story I love]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 With joy I am telling the story I love,
Of Jesus and blue Galilee,
For He left His mansion in glory above,
To teach by that beautiful sea.

Chorus:
O beautiful sea, O blue Galilee!
My glad heart sings praise unto thee,
As I tread the blest way to the bright realms of day
Thy story grows sweeter to me.

2 Thy blue peaceful waters are sparkling with life,
So grand ‘neath the orient sky;
Thy bright waves are swelling with melody rife,
As Christ telleth news from on high. [Chorus]

3 Thy shore that is sunlit and wondrously blest
So brilliant with splendor doth shine,
As Jesus is healing the sick and distressed
By marvelous power divine. [Chorus]

4 O precious are memories golden and sweet
That hover around thy fair shore;
Thor’ ages those dear words their message repeat
And giveth me life evermore. [Chorus]


Source: Favorite Hymns #17

Author: Frank E. Roush

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Text Information

First Line: With joy I am telling the story I love
Title: Blue Galilee
Author: Frank E. Roush
Publication Date: 1926
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1926.

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Favorite Hymns #17

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