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A perfect man in his own day,

God knew that he would obey.

He made a big boat,

Which soon was afloat

With kin, animals, and hay. (Gen 6.21)

– eab, 3/3/05

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The beasts came to Adam – he named them

The beasts came to Noah – he “saved” them                                                     

The beasts will come to the redeemed again

 in the New Heaven, New Earth

At the Fall,   At the Flood,   At the Fulfillment

- eab, 1/3/07

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“The Mercy of God Is an Ocean Divine”   (stanza 1 and refrain)

The mercy of God is an ocean divine,
A boundless and fathomless flood.
Launch out in the deep, cut away the shore line,
And be lost in the fullness of God.

Launch out, into the deep.
Oh let the shore line go.
Launch out, launch out in the ocean divine,
Out where the full tides flow.

A B Simpson was born 12/15/1843 on Prince Edward Island in Canada.  It was my privilege to see the spot where his family home was.  His dad had a mill and would cut lumber, place it on a small boat and float it down the narrow creek that boarded their land to a ship building yard.  Simpson was a lad who grew up with the sea – this song reflects this boyhood scenes.  He died 10/29/1919 in Nyack, NY. 

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