Why those fears, behold, 'tis Jesus

Why those fears, behold, 'tis Jesus

Tune: ORIENT MORNING (Mann)
Published in 18 hymnals

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1 Why those fears? Behold, 'tis Jesus
Holds the helm and guides the ship:
Spread the sails, and catch the breezes
Sent to waft us through the deep;
To the regions
Where the mourners cease to weep.

2 Though the shore we hope to land on
Only by report is known,
Yet we freely all abandon,
Led by that report alone;
And with Jesus
Through the trackless deep move on.

3 Led by that, we brave the ocean;
Led by that, the storms defy;
Calm amidst tumultuous motion,
Knowing that our Lord in nigh:
Waves obey Him,
And the storms before Him fly.

4 O what pleasures there await us:
There the tempests cease to rear;
There it is that those who hate us
Can molest our peace no more;
Trouble ceases
On that tranquil happy shore.

Source: The Lutheran Hymnary #241

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #298Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #717Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d375
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d378
Book of Hymns for the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Wisconsin and Other States #d290
Book of Hymns for the joint Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and other states #d291
Choice Hymns: for social and private devotion, Lord's Day schools and revivals. (2nd ed.) #243Page Scan
Church Hymnal, Third Edition #596
Conference Hymns. a new collection of hymns, designed especially for use in conference and prayer meetings, and family worship. #312Page Scan
Jewel Selections #d201
Revival Hymns. 8th ed. #d33
The Baptist Harmony #d464
The Gem #d196
The Golden Harp: or, Camp-Meeting Hymns, Old and New, Set to Music #d169
The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer with accompanying tunes (3rd ed., rev. and enl.) #364Page Scan
The Lutheran Hymnary #241TextPage Scan
The Mission Hymnal #d168
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #496Page Scan



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