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Fierce Was the Wild BillowRev. John Mason Neale (1818-1866)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
883PeaceJohn E. West (1863-1929)6.4.6.4.D.

1Fierce was the wild billow
Dark was the night;
Oars labored heavily:
Foam glimmered white;
Trembled the mariners;
Peril was high:
Then said the God of God,
“Peace: it is I.”
2Ridge of the mountain wave,
Lower thy crest:
Wail of the tempest wind,
Be thou at rest.
Sorrow can never be,
Darkness must fly,
Where saith the Light of Light,
“Peace: it is I.”
3Jesus, Deliverer,
Come Thou to me:
Soothe Thou my voyaging
Over life’s sea;
Thou, when the storm of death
Roars sweeping by,
Whisper, O Truth of Truth,
“Peace, it is I.” Amen.
Job34:29When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:
Psalm18:2The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Matthew14:24-2724 But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary. 25 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. 26 And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. 27 But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid.
Matthew14:27But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid.
Mark6:47-5047 And when even was come, the ship was in the midst of the sea, and he alone on the land. 48 And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them. 49 But when they saw him walking upon the sea, they supposed it had been a spirit, and cried out: 50 For they all saw him, and were troubled. And immediately he talked with them, and saith unto them, Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.
Luke24:39Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have.
John6:17-2017 And entered into a ship, and went over the sea toward Capernaum. And it was now dark, and Jesus was not come to them. 18 And the sea arose by reason of a great wind that blew. 19 So when they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the ship: and they were afraid. 20 But he saith unto them, It is I; be not afraid.
Romans11:26And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob:

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