Christ, The Rock, Stands Fast

In my soul oft rises, bringing pain and woe

Author: Edmund S. Lorenz
Tune: [In my soul oft rises, bringing pain and woe]
Published in 13 hymnals

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1 In my soul oft rises, bringing pain and woe,
The alarming question, “Am I saved or no?”
Then the Word brings comfort, it doth fully show,
Tho’ my faith may waver, Christ, the Rock, stands fast.

Refrain:
The Rock stands fast! the Rock stands fast!
Tho’ my faith may waver, Christ, the Rock, stands fast!
The Rock stands fast! the Rock stands fast!
Glory be to God! Christ, the Rock, stands fast!

2 When before me marshalled all my sins arise,
Swords of flame that bar the gates of paradise,
Tho’ oppressed with doubtings, still my soul replies,
“Tho’ my faith may waver, Christ, the Rock, stands fast.” [Refrain]

3 While life’s storm is raging, heaping up hope’s wrecks,
While delights allure and sore temptations vex,
I will cry, tho’ fears and doubts my soul perplex,
“Tho’ my faith may waver, Christ, the Rock, stands fast.” [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Revival Power #13

Author: Edmund S. Lorenz

Pseudonymns: John D. Cresswell, L. S. Edwards, E. D. Mund,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In my soul oft rises, bringing pain and woe
Title: Christ, The Rock, Stands Fast
Author: Edmund S. Lorenz
Source: The Gospel Hymn Book by Daniel B. Towner (New York/Dayton, OH: Lorenz Publishing Company, 1903)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Rock stands fast! the Rock stands fast!
Copyright: Public Domain

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