Eternal Father, strong to save,

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    CGS No.: 
    632

    Verse 1
    Eternal Father, strong to save,
    Whose arm doth bind the restless wave,
    Who bidd'st the mighty ocean deep
    Its own appointed limits keep;
    O hear us when we cry to Thee,
    For those in peril on the sea!

    Verse 2
    O Saviour, Whose almighty word
    The winds and waves submissive heard,
    Who walkedst on the foaming deep,
    And calm amid its rage didst sleep:
    O hear us when we cry to Thee
    For those in peril on the sea!

    Verse 3
    O Sacred Spirit, who didst brood
    Upon the chaos dark and rude,
    Who bad'st its angry tumult cease,
    And gavest light, and life, and peace:
    O hear us when we cry to Thee
    For those in peril on the sea!

    Verse 4
    O Trinity of love and power,
    Our brethren shield in danger's hour;
    From rock and tempest, fire and foe,
    Protect them wheresoe'er they go;
    And ever let there rise to Thee
    Glad hymns of praise from land and sea.