The Pilots Psalm
(The Lighthouse Keepers Prayer)
By Captain J.H. Roberts
Submitted by Doug Bingham
Here's an interesting slant on the 23rd Psalm, sort of a Coastie prayer,- Doug
The Lord is my pilot, I shall not drift
He lighteth me across the dark waters;
He steereth me in the deep channels.
He keepeth my log.
He guideth me by the star of holiness for his namesake.
Yea though I sail mid the thunders and tempests of life,
I shall dread not danger, for thou art near me .
Thy love and care, they shelter me.
Thou preparest a harbor before me in the homeland of eternity.
Thou anointest the waves with oil, my ship rideth calmly .
Surely sunlight and starlight shall favor me on the voyage I take,
And I will rest in the port of my God forever.
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