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In seasons of grief to my God

In seasons of grief to my God I'll repair

Author: William Hunter
Published in 84 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1.
In seasons of grief to my God I'll repair,
When my heart is o'erwhelmed in sorrow and care;
From the ends of the earth unto thee will I cry,
"Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I"

2.
When Satan, my foe, comes in like a flood,
To drive my poor soul from the fountain of good,
I'll pray to the Savior who kindly did cry,
"Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I"

3.
And when I have ended my pilgrimage here,
In Jesus' pure righteousness let me appear:
From the swellings of Jordan to thee will I cry:
"Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I"

4.
And when the last trumpet shall sound through the skies,
And the dead from the dust of the earth shall arise,
With millions I'll join, far above yonder sky,
To praise the Great Rock that is higher than I.

The Southern Harmony

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In seasons of grief to my God I'll repair
Title: In seasons of grief to my God
Author: William Hunter
Meter: 11.11.11.11
Language: English

Notes

In seasons of grief to my God I'll repair. [Christ the Rock.] This is No. 200 in John Stamp's Christian's Spiritual Song Book, 1845, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines. Daniel Sedgwick ascribes it to the "Rev. John Price, 1805." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Timeline

Instances

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #429

A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d110

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #1066

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #596

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A Companion to the Canadian Sunday School Harp #196

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d215

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Apostolic Hymns and Songs #26

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Bright Gems #51

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Chapel Melodies #108

Christian Hymns to be used by the Children of God. 2nd ed. #d97

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d345

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Crowning Day No. 2 #193

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Devotional Melodies #194

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Dew Drops of Sacred Song #89b

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Die kleine Perlen-Samlung #A18

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Early Blossoms #107a

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Familiar Hymns for Social Meetings #84

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d173

Gospel Pearls #d31

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d158

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Heavenward #133

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #605

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #S55

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #S55

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Hymns and Tunes for Prayer and Social Meetings #112

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Hymns and Tunes #326

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d231

Joy Bells of Heaven #d29

Missionary Hymns #d48

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Pearls of Praise #107

Priceless Jewels #d25

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Psalms and Hymns #742

Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d169

Revival Hymns #d81

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d130

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #321

Salvation Army Music #d112

Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d118

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Songs for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #22

Songs of Redemption and Praise #d49

Spiritual Songs and Hymns for Pilgrims. New Church ed. #d83

Spring Blossoms #d45

Sunday School Hymn Book #d195

The Brethren's Sunday School Song Book #d67

The Canadian Sunday School Harp #d74

The Chapel Hymn Book #d174

The Christian Harmony #d166

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The Christian Harp and Sabbath School Songster #38

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The Christian Hymn Book #264

The Christian Hymnal #d334

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The Christian Hymnal #189

The Christian Psalmist #d333

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d196

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The Christian Songster #8

The Church Hymn Book #d457

The Gem #d63

The Golden Harp #d62

The Good Old Songs #d268

The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d157

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The Heavenly Choir #44

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The Minstrel of Zion #168b

The Mission Hymnal #d59

The New Harp of Columbia #d46

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The Palm #243

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The Revivalist #340

The Shining Way #d43

The Social Harp #143

The Social Harp #233

The Social Harp. Rev. #d188

The Social Harp #d154

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The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #60

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d194

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The Voice of Praise #1035

Two Hundred and Fifty-two Familiar Hymns #d92

Voice of Praise #d36

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