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342. Rock of Ages

1 Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee;
Let the water and the blood,
From Thy wounded side which flowed,
Be of sin the double cure,
Save from wrath and make me pure.

2 Could my tears forever flow,
Could my zeal no languor know,
Thee for sin could not atone;
Thou must save, and Thou alone.
In my hand no price I bring;
Simply to Thy cross I cling.

3 While I draw this fleeting breath,
When my eyes shall close in death,
When I rise to worlds unknown
And behold Thee on Thy throne,
Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee.

Text Information
First Line: Rock of Ages, cleft for me
Title: Rock of Ages
Author: Augustus M. Toplady
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1997
Topic: The Life of Christ: The Redeemer: His Grace, Love and Mercy
Tune Information
Name: TOPLADY
Composer: Thomas Hastings
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7.
Key: B♭ Major



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