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505. The Unchanging Word

1 When the earth shall cease to be,
And the heavens pass away,
The unchanging word of God we’ll see
Just as it is today.

Refrain:
On the word of God I calmly rest,
With a sweet assurance in my breast;
For I know it is His holy will,
Each promise to fulfill.

2 Since the morn when time began,
Hath His word ceased to prevail?
Is the God of heaven weak as man?
Or can His promise fail? [Refrain]

3 Hath a mortal yet been found
Who hath trusted Him in vain?
Search the whole broad space of earth around,
And search it once again. [Refrain]

4 Trusting Him I’m not afraid,
For He careth still for me;
And for me the promise sure was made
And sealed on Calvary. [Refrain]

5 Oh, what peace and calm content!
Oh, what love and joy divine,
While I trust Thy changeless word, are blent
Within this heart of mine. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: When the earth shall cease to be
Title: The Unchanging Word
Author: Charles W. Naylor (1911)
Meter: 7.7.9.6.9.9.9.6
Scripture: 1 Peter 1:23
Topic: Bible/Word
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Unchanging_Word); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (334); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (179)
Refrain First Line: On the word of God I calmly rest
Tune Information
Name: [When the earth shall cease to be]
Composer: Barney E. Warren (1911)
Meter: 7.7.9.6.9.9.9.6
Key: G Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Unchanging_Word); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (334); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (179)



Media
MIDI file: The_Unchanging_Word.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Unchanging_Word)




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