Storm Stillness

Tune: Monks Gate

('He who would valiant be')

Mark 4 v.36-41


Christ who quietened restless waves

Still today He saves

Lord of all, earth, sea, sky

For refuge we fly

From storms of enemy

Physically, spiritually

Look Lord, have mercy here

Where troubled hearts fear


Crossing sea of Galilee

A storm rose up see

Jesus in boat, disciples

Each unto Him calls

Wakes Him from sleep, He rose

He all creation knows

Rebuked winds, said to sea

Peace, let there calm be


Wind did cease, storm did abate

Waves lulled, were not late

To obey His sure command

Ordered by His hand

And word of power true

Spoken, be it to you?

That when He to them there

Recognised their fear


For to them, He said the word

They each it knew, heard

Why so fearful, why you be

In consternancy?

How is it you have not

Faith, what is it, your lot?

Your state, small trust in me

Though you to me flee


Help us Lord, to see as they

What be your will, way

They did fear with godly fear

Knowing you were near

With them in person, for

Your works caused over-awe

What manner [of] man you be

Commanding wind, sea?


  • WriteBeLight

    A big BRAVO orchidee!

    • orchidee

      Thanks WBL. Well, I would probably have woken Jesus up in that boat too, in the middle of that storm, if I was there with the disciples.

    • ShannonXx

      A fine write

      • orchidee

        Thanks Shannon.

      • myself and me

        Storm, a good test for faith.

        • orchidee

          Thanks M&M.

        • Goldfinch60

          Good write Orchi.

          • orchidee

            Thanks G/F.

          • Viv Wade

            Fine words of faith and encouragement, for all those who are enduring a storm. Our thoughts are with them. Nice write, Orchidee!

            • orchidee

              Thanks V.

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