Old ship Zion

Representative Text

1 What vessel are you sailing in?
Declare to us the same.
Our vessel in the church of God,
And Christ our captain's name,
And Christ our captain's name.
Our vessel is the church of God,
And Christ our captain's name.

2 And are you not afraid some storm
Your bark will overwhelm?
No, bless the Lord, we need not fear;
Our Father's at the helm.

3 Our compass is the sacred word;
Our anchor, blooming hope;
The love of God our maintop sail,
And faith our cable rope.

4 The sun is up, the clouds are gone,
The heavens above are clear;
The city bright, appears in sight;
We're getting round the pier.

5 And when we all are landed safe
On the celestial plain,
Our song shall be, "Worthy's the Lamb
For rebel sinners slain."

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1170

Text Information

First Line: What vessel are you sailing in
Title: Old ship Zion
Refrain First Line: Hoist every sail to catch the gale
Copyright: Public Domain



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