651. Zion Stands by Hills Surrounded

1 Zion stands by hills surrounded,
Zion, kept by pow’r divine;
All her foes shall be confounded,
Though the world in arms combine;
Happy Zion, what a favored lot is thine!

2 Every human tie may perish;
Friend to friend unfaithful prove;
Mothers cease their own to cherish;
Heav’n and earth at last remove;
But no changes can attend Jehovah’s love.

3 In the furnace God may prove thee,
Thence to bring thee forth more bright,
But can never cease to love thee;
Thou art precious in His sight;
God is with thee—God, thine everlasting Light.

Text Information
First Line: Zion stands by hills surrounded
Title: Zion Stands by Hills Surrounded
Author: Thomas Kelley (1806)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.11.11
Scripture: Psalm 125:2
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Zion_Stands_by_Hills_Surrounded); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/z/i/zionstan.htm); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Truth in Song, 1907 (11)
Tune Information
Name: ZION
Composer: Thomas Hastings (1830)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.11.11
Key: D Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Zion_Stands_by_Hills_Surrounded); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/z/i/zionstan.htm); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Truth in Song, 1907 (11)



Media
MIDI file: Zion_Stands_by_Hills_Surrounded.mid
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