12178. Cling To The Bible

1 There’s a book which surpasses the sages,
A volume of wisdom divine,
And the glory that gleams from its pages,
No splendor of earth can outshine.

We’ll cling to the Bible,
Light of every land;
When foes shall assault,
We’ll never, never fail
To defend it, heart and hand;
By the Bible we will stand,
Like a true and valiant army,
At the Lord’s command.

2 ’Tis the light which will guide us to glory,
The sword of the Spirit of might;
And to dwell on its beautiful story,
Is of Heaven the sweetest delight. [Refrain]

3 It reveals where the fountain is flowing,
Which washes the soul from its stain;
Age and sorrow are comforted knowing,
With earth they shall part with their pain. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There’s a book which surpasses the sages
Title: Cling To The Bible
Author: Thomas C. Neal
Refrain First Line: We’ll cling to the Bible
Language: English
Source: The Silver Spray by W. Howard Doane (Cincinnati: 1868)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [There’s a book which surpasses the sages]
Composer: William Howard Doane
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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