God's Servants Safe By Sea or Land

How are thy servants blest, O Lord

Author: Joseph Addison
Published in 313 hymnals

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1 How are Thy servants blest, O Lord! How sure is their defence! Eternal wisdom is their guide, Their help, Omnipotence. 2 In foreign realms and lands remote, Supported by Thy care, Through burning climes ???? ???? unhurt, And ??????? in tainted air. 3 ???? ?? ??? ???????? ??????? ????? High on the broken wave, ???? ???? ???? ??? not slow to hear, Nor impotent to save. 4 The storm ?? laid, the winds ??????, Obedient to Thy will; The sea, that roars at thy command, At thy command ?? still. 5 In midst of dangers, fears, and ??????, Thy goodness ?? adore; We praise Thee for Thy mercies past, And humbly hope for more. 6 ??? ????, ?????? ???? ?????????? ????, A sacrifice shall be; And death, ???? ????? ????? ?? ??? ???, Shall join ??? ????? to Thee.

Source: Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #107b

Author: Joseph Addison

Addison, Joseph, born at Milston, near Amesbury, Wiltshire, May 1, 1672, was the son of the Rev. Lancelot Addison, sometime Dean of Lichfield, and author of Devotional Poems, &c, 1699. Addison was educated at the Charterhouse, and at Magdalen College, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1691 and M.A. 1693. Although intended for the Church, he gave himself to the study of law and politics, and soon attained, through powerful influence, to some important posts. He was successively a Commissioner of Appeals, an Under Secretary of State, Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Chief Secretary for Ireland. He married, in 1716, the Dowager Countess of Warwick, and died at Holland House, Kensington, June 17, 1719. Addison is most widely known through… Go to person page >

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First Line: How are thy servants blest, O Lord
Title: God's Servants Safe By Sea or Land
Author: Joseph Addison
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Cyber Hymnal #2149
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Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #107b


The Cyber Hymnal #2149

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