Sunday, September 13, 2009

Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me

At The Helm

Jesus, Savior, pilot me
Over life’s tempestuous sea;
Unknown waves before me roll,
Hiding rock and treacherous shoal.
Chart and compass come from Thee;
Jesus, Savior, pilot me.

As a mother stills her child,
Thou canst hush the ocean wild;
Boisterous waves obey Thy will,
When Thou sayest to them, “Be still!”
Wondrous Sovereign of the sea,
Jesus, Savior, pilot me.

When at last I near the shore,
And the fearful breakers roar
’Twixt me and the peaceful rest,
Then, while leaning on Thy breast,
May I hear Thee say to me,
“Fear not, I will pilot thee.”

When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm. Mark 4:39

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you.Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Isaiah 41:10

Artwork: 'At The Helm'
Artist: Danny Hahlbohm
From art.com

Song: ‘The Sailor’s Hymn’
Words by: Edward Hopper
Music by: John E. Gould

Scripture from the New Living Translation

6 comments:

  1. What beautiful lyrics. I will be keeping this song in mind as my son has just joined the Coast Guard.

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  2. Where would we be without God's strength to carry us through life's storms???

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  3. I have sang that song many times. One of my favorites!

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  4. Beautiful, Adrienne, Thank you ~

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  5. What a beautiful post! This is one of my favorite songs...so comforting! Thank you for posting it :-)

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