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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
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Zion_Stands_by_Hills_Surrounded)
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.

Products
ZION STANDS BY HILLS SURROUNDED (Trinity Hymnal 350)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
ZION FOUNDED ON THE MOUNTAIN (Blue Psalter Hymnal 166)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection



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