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582. Oh, Build upon the Rock!

1 Where hast thou built thine house,
Thy soul's eternal dwelling?
Upon the treach'rous sands of sin,
'Mid floods and tempests swelling?

Chorus:
Oh, build upon the Rock—
The only sure foundation;
On Christ alone the Cornerstone,
The Rock of our salvation!

2 What wilt thou do when storms
Upon thy house are beating?
When from beneath, the treach'rous sands
That held thee are retreating? [Chorus]

3 Wait not until the floods
With final shock appalling,
Shall come — and thou canst never save
Thy ruined house from falling. [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: Where hast thou built thine house
Title: Oh, Build upon the Rock!
Author: G. F. R.
Publication Date: 1890
Scripture:
Topic: Warning
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Oh, build upon the Rock
Tune Information
Name: [Where hast thou built thine house]
Composer: G. F. Root
Key: B♭ Major



Media
MIDI file: Midi
XML score: MusicXML

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