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5252. On the Rock

1. Standing on the Rock of Ages,
The Rock that shall endure,
Unshaken by the tempest,
Eternal, firm and sure;
There is a safe retreat,
A refuge strong and free,
Amid the stormy billows
Of life’s tempestuous sea.

Refrain
Standing, standing,
Standing on the Rock of Ages,
Standing, standing,
No need have I to fear.

2. Standing on the Rock of Ages,
We view the tranquil soul,
Untroubled by the tempest,
Or surging billows’ roll;
Be dangers what they may,
And break the waves of care,
Amid the wild commotion,
We stand in safety there. [Refrain]

3. Standing on the Rock of Ages,
No need have we to fear,
God banishes our sorrow,
God wipes away our tear;
We’re watching, we believe,
We trust His promise sure,
That crowns of joy are waiting
For all His saints secure. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Standing on the Rock of Ages
Title: On the Rock
Author: Fred Woodrow (1891)
Refrain First Line: Standing, standing
Language: English
Source: Songs for the Harvest Field (New York: Fillmore Brothers, 1891)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [Standing on the Rock of Ages]
Composer: Charles Clinton Case
Incipit: 56545 33211 76543
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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