358. Eternal Father, Strong to Save

1 Eternal Father, strong to save,
whose arm hath bound 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.

[Copyrighted verses 2 & 3 have been omitted]

4 O Trinity of love and power,
thy children shield in danger's hour;
from rock and tempest, fire and foe,
protect them wheresoe'er they go;
thus evermore shall rise to thee
glad hymns of praise from land and sea.

Text Information
First Line: Eternal Father, strong to save
Title: Eternal Father, Strong to Save
Author (stanzas 1, 4): William Whiting (1860)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: God in Creation: God's Work in Nature; Travel
Source: A Missionary Service Book, 1937, stanzas 2-3
Copyright: St. 2 and 3 © Church Pension Fund
Tune Information
Composer: John B. Dykes (1861)
Key: C Major

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