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575. My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less

1 My hope is built on nothing less
Than Jesus' blood and righteousness;
No merit of my own I claim
But wholly lean on Jesus' name.

Refrain:
On Christ, the solid rock, I stand;
All other ground is sinking sand.

2 When darkness veils His lovely face,
I rest on His unchanging grace;
In ev'ry high and stormy gale
My anchor holds within the veil. [Refrain]

3 His oath, His covenant and blood
Support me in the whelming flood;
When ev'ry earthly prop gives way,
He then is all my hope and stay. [Refrain]

4 When He shall come with trumpet sound,
Oh, may I then in Him be found,
Clothed in His righteousness alone,
Faultless to stand before His throne! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: My hope is built on nothing less
Title: My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less
Author: Edward Mote, 1797-1874
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: L M and refrain
Scripture: ; ; ;
Language: English
Refrain First Line: On Christ, the solid rock, I stand
Notes: Alt. tune: MELITA
Tune Information
Name: MAGDALEN
Composer: John Stainer, 1840-1901
Meter: L M and refrain
Key: C Major



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