Cling to the Mighty One

Cling to the Mighty One

Author: Henry Bennett
Published in 72 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Cling to the Mighty One, cling in thy grief;
Cling to the Holy One, He gives relief;
Cling to the Gracious One, cling in thy pain;
Cling to the Faithful One, He will sustain.

2 Cling to the Living One, cling in thy woe;
Cling to the Loving One, through all below;
Cling to the Pardoning One, He speaketh peace;
Cling to the Healing One, anguish shall cease.

3 Cling to the Piercèd One, cling to His side;
Cling to the Risen One, in Him abide;
Cling to the Coming One, hope shall arise;
Cling to the Reigning One, joy lights thine eyes.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9321

Author: Henry Bennett

Bennett, Henry, born at Lyme Regis, April 18, 1813, and died at Islington, Nov. 12, 1868. His hymns, written at various dates, were collected and published as follows:— (1) Hymns by H. B., Lond.: Printed for the Author, 1867. This contained 25 pieces. (2) Hymns by the late Henry Bennett, 2nd ed., 1869. This was published by request, with additional hymns (32 in all, and 6 unfinished). From these editions of his Hymns, “Cling to the Mighty One," and "I have a home above," are in extensive use. The following are also in common use:— 1. Jesus, my [the] Holy One. Jesus for Men. 2. Lord Jesus, hide Thy people. Jesus All in All. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Cling to the Mighty One
Author: Henry Bennett
Meter: 6.4.6.4 D
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Cling to the Mighty One. H. Bennett . [Trust in Jesus.] This hymn is usually dated 1864. It was given as No. 3 in his Hymns, by H. B., 1867, in 3 stanzas of 8 lines. It is found in several collections in Great Britain and America, as in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872; Hymns & Songs of Praise, N. Y. 1874, and others.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 72 of 72)
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A Companion to the Canadian Sunday School Harp #160

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A Manual of Worship #26

Bible School Songs #d14

Bright Beams #d10

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #449

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Carmina Sanctorum #449

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Carols of Joy #89

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Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #34

Children's Diadem #d15

Evangelistic Hymns #d26

Evangelistic Hymns No. 2 #d23

Full Gospel Songs #d16

Gathered Gems of Gospel Song for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #d6

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Gathered Jewels #169

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Gloria Deo #190

Glorious Tidings #d17

Gospel Hymns #d79

Gospel Sunshine #d21

Green Pastures for the Lambs #d12

Hallowed Songs #d48

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Hallowed Songs #102

Hymnal for children #d30

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #674

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Hymns for the Church on Earth #267

Hymns of Salvation #d19

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Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #169

Hymns with Music for Children #d33

Immanuel Hymnal #d59

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Jasper and Gold #134

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Manual for the chapel of Girard College #25

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #579

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #579

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New Harvest Bells #113

Notes of Joy, for the Sabbath School #d20

Our Best Endeavor #d22

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Our New Hymnal #37

Our Thankful Songs #d29

Perennial Songs #d24

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Praise and Rejoicing #132

Praise, a New Song Book #d17

Prison Hymn Book #d41

Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d27

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Song Sermons for General Use and Special Services #177

Song-Land Messenger No.2 #d29

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Songs for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #98

Songs of Power. Rev. #d31

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Songs of the Peacemaker #171

Spiritual Evangel #d20

Sunday School and Revival Songs No.2 #d31

Sweetest Praises #d25

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Temple Themes and Sacred Songs #t54

The Brethren's Sunday School Song Book #d15

The Canadian Sunday School Harp #d19

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The Christian Hymn Book #265

The Christian Hymnal #d97

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The Christian Hymnal #319

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The Christian hymnal #555

The Christian Hymnist #d81

The Coronation Hymnal #d44

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The Cyber Hymnal #9321

The Friends' Hymnal #d79

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The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #a190

The Heavenly Echoes #d16

The New Era of Song #d20

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The Peacemaker #99

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d90

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The Praise Offering #59

The Voice of Praise, a new collection #d23

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The Way of Life #84

Waves of Praise #ad21

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