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The Smitten Rock

From the riven Rock there floweth

Author: George C. Needham
Tune: [From the riven Rock there floweth]
Published in 6 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. From the riven rock there floweth
Living water ever clear;
Weary pilgrim, journey onward,
Know you not the Fount is near?

Jesus is the Rock of Ages—
Smitten, stricken, lo! He dies;
From His side a living fountain,
Know you not it satisfies?

2. Without money, without merit,
Jesus calls, Come unto Me;
Thirsty traveler, be encouraged,
Know you not the Fount is free? [Refrain]

3. Fainting in the desert, dreary,
Guilty sinner, hark! ’tis He!
’Tis the Savior still entreating,
Know you not He calleth thee? [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6159

Author: George C. Needham

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Text Information

First Line: From the riven Rock there floweth
Title: The Smitten Rock
Author: George C. Needham
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus is the Rock of ages
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6159
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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Gospel Hymns No. 3 #49

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Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6 #151

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Sacred Songs & Solos #358

Sacred Songs and Solos #358


The Cyber Hymnal #6159

The Garner #d28

Exclude 5 pre-1979 instances
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