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Eternal Father, Strong to Save

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1. E - ter - nal Fa - ther, strong to save, Whose arm does bind the
2. O Sa - vior, whose al - migh - ty word The winds and waves sub -
3. O Ho - ly Spi - rit, who did brood Up - on the wa - ters

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4. O Tri - ni - ty of love and pow'r, Your chil - dren shield in

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re - stless wave, Who bids the migh - ty o - cean deep
mis - sive heard, Who walked up - on the foam - ing deep,
dark and rude, And bid their an - gry tu - mult cease,

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dan - ger's hour; From rock and temp - est, fire, and foe,
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Its own ap - poin - ted li - mits keep; O hear us when we
And calm a - mid the rage did sleep; O hear us when we
And give for wild con - fu - sion peace; O hear us when we

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Pro - tect them where - so - e'er they go; Thus, e - ver - more shall

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cry to Thee For those in pe - ril on the sea.
cry to Thee For those in pe - ril on the sea.
cry to Thee For those in pe - ril on the sea.

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rise to Thee Glad hymns of praise from land and sea.

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Text: William Whiting, 1825-1878 MELITA
Tune: John B. Dykes, 1823-1876 www.hymnary.org/text/eternal_father_strong_to_save_whose_arm

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