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198. When the Storms of Life Are Raging (Stand by Me)

1 When the storms of life are raging, stand by me;
when the storms of life are raging, stand by me;
when the world is tossing me like a ship upon the sea;
thou who rulest wind and water, stand by me.

2 In the midst of tribulation, stand by me;
in the midst of tribulation, stand by me;
when the hosts of hell assail, and my strength begins to fail,
thou who never lost a battle, stand by me.

3 In the midst of faults and failures, stand by me;
in the midst of faults and failures, stand by me;
when I do the best I can, and my friends misunderstand,
thou who knowest all about me, stand by me.

4 In the midst of persecution, stand by me;
in the midst of persecution, stand by me;
when my foes in battle array undertake to stop my way,
thou who saved Paul and Silas, stand by me.

5 When I’m growing old and feeble, stand by me;
when I’m growing old and feeble, stand by me;
when my life becomes a burden, and I’m nearing chilly Jordan,
O thou Lily of the Valley, stand by me.

Text Information
First Line: When the storms of life are raging
Title: When the Storms of Life Are Raging (Stand by Me)
Author: Charles A. Tindley, 1851-1933
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: Psalm 118:6
Topic: Struggle, Faith; Healing, Forgiveness; Suffering (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: STAND BY ME
Composer: Charles A. Tindley, 1851-1933
Arranger: J. Jefferson Cleveland, 1937-1986
Arranger: Verolga Nix, b. 1933
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Arr. © 1981 Abingdon Press, admin. The Copyright Company



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