Build ye on the rock foundation

Build ye on the rock foundation

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [Build ye on the Rock foundation]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Build ye on the Rock foundation,
And thy house shall surely stand
When the storm brings desolation
To the house built on the sand.

Refrain:
Build ye on the Rock foundation,
On the Rock that standeth sure—
On the Rock of God's salvation,
That forever shall endure.

2 Build ye on the Rock foundation,
Build with purpose true and brave;
Build a glorious habitation,
Strong to shelter, strong to save. [Refrain]

3 Build ye on the Rock foundation,
Corner stone of wondrous love;
In thy day of exaltation,
Thou shalt dwell with Christ above. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 1: compiled and arranged for use in gospel meetings, Sunday schools, prayer meetings and other religious services #36

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Build ye on the rock foundation
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #36

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Sacred Songs No. 1: compiled and arranged for use in gospel meetings, Sunday schools, prayer meetings and other religious services #36

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