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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

I am Safe on the Rock of Ages

Far above the swelling tide

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Far above the swelling tide]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Far above the swelling tide,
From life’s beating storms I hide,
Here by faith I will abide,
I am safe on the Rock of Ages.

I am safe on the Rock of Ages,
I am safe on the Rock of Ages,
Tho’ the wildest gale my retreat assail,
I am safe on the Rock of Ages.

2 Changing seasons come and go,
Surging billows ebb and flow,
Still abiding peace I know,
I am safe on the Rock of Ages. [Refrain]

3 This dear covert cleft for me,
Shall my welcome refuge be,
Throughout all eternity,
I am safe on the Rock of Ages. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #106

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Far above the swelling tide
Title: I am Safe on the Rock of Ages
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: I am safe on the Rock of ages



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Gospel Herald in Song #106

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Sunshine No. 2 #108

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