Cling close to the Rock, when the tempest is near

Cling close to the Rock, when the tempest is near

Author: William Thomas Dale
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: William Thomas Dale

The Rev. William Thomas Dale, D.D., died September 21 at his home in Nashville, Tenn., being nearly 80 years old at the time of his death. He was born, Feb. 20, 1845, near Elk River, Alabama, eight miles west of Fayetteville, Tenn., and was dedicated to God in infancy in the holy ordinance of baptism. Dr. Dale was a great and good man. The foundation of his greatness was laid in his childhood, back in his father's home, around the family altar. He often said. "I owe much to the influence of early religious training in my father's home. My father held family prayers morning and night." He learned that old, familiar prayer of childhood around his mother's knee: "Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Cling close to the Rock, when the tempest is near
Author: William Thomas Dale
Refrain First Line: O, near to the Rock let me keep

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Cumberland Hymns, a Collection of "Whosoever Will" Songs. Centenary ed. #d22
Down at the Cross #d39
Go Ye Therefore No. 2 #d11
Hymns of Calvary, a Choice Collection of Old and New Century Hymns and Songs #d32
Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d44
Saving Songs for Sunday Schools, Revival Meetings, Prayer and Praise Meetings #d10
The Best of All ; The Harp of Glory: the Best Old Hymns, the Best New Hymns #d22
The Gospel Shower; a Collection of Gospel Hymns #d20
Times of Refreshing: Old and New Century Hymns and Songs. 20th cent. ed. #d28
Zion's Praise #d14
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