Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore.@John 21:4
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Henry L. Gilmour (1836-1920)

Henry L. Gilmour, 1897 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Jesus stood on the shore, when the morning came,
Appearing to His friends once more;
The belovèd disciple knew the Lord,
Who loved him as in days of yore.

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Jesus stands on the shore today,
Helping struggling souls by the way;
On the land, or wave, Jesus waits to save,
He never turns a soul away.

Jesus stood by the way, when the beggar blind,
For mercy cried thro’ nature’s night;
As he cast down his garments at His feet,
By faith he there received his sight.

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Jesus stood by the grave of the friend He loved,
And showed His resurrection power;
Quickly gave the command, Come forth, come forth,
Unloose, and let him go this hour.

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Jesus standeth today at the mercy-seat,
Our advocate with God above;
Shows His nail piercèd hands, and pleading stands,
Unchanging in His wondrous love.

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