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I am Clinging to the Rock

I am clinging to the Rock, Though the waves are wild and dark

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [I am clinging to the Rock]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am clinging to the Rock,
Tho’ the waves are wild and dark,
Tho’ the angry billows o’er me roll;
For I can not be afraid,
And my heart is undismayed,
While the Savior is the anchor of my soul.

Yes, I’m clinging to the Rock,
I am clinging to the Rock for evermore,
And there’s refuge there for me;
On the Savior trust, there’s refuge there.

2 I am clinging to the Rock,
Tho’ the way be lone and dark,
Tho’ the dreary shadows round me lie;
There are gleaming stars that shine
O’er this weary path of mine,
They will light me into joys that never die. [Refrain]

3 I am clinging to the Rock,
And I fear no tempest shock,
Tho’ the fiery darts of Satan fly;
For my feet are standing sure
On the Rock that shall endure,
When the earth and seas and skies are passed away. [Refrain]

Source: Pearls of Praise #104

Author: William Cushing

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. 0 safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am clinging to the Rock, Though the waves are wild and dark
Title: I am Clinging to the Rock
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: Yes, clinging still clinging



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Chapel Echoes No. 2 #d10

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Gates of Praise #146

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Gates of Praise #146

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Pearls of Praise #104

Popular Hymns #d82

Popular Hymns Revised #d91

Popular Hymns #d86

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The Gospel Hymn Book #170

The Shining Way #d35

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