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The rifted rock

In the rifted rock I'm resting Sure and safe

Author: Lewis Hartsough
Tune: [In the Rifted Rock I'm resting]
Published in 31 hymnals

Author: Lewis Hartsough

Hartsough, Lewis, was born at Ithaca, New York, Aug. 31, 1823. Of his hymns the following are in common use:—- 1. I hear Thy welcome voice. The Divine Invitation. 2. In the rifted Rock I'm resting. Safety in Jesus. 3. Lead me to the Rock that's higher. Safety in Jesus. 4. O who'll stand up for Jesus? All for Jesus Nos. 1-3 are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878 (1 and 3 with music by Hartsough). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the rifted rock I'm resting Sure and safe
Title: The rifted rock
Author: Lewis Hartsough



Instances (1 - 31 of 31)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Apostolic Hymns and Songs: a collection of hymns and songs, both new and old, for the church, protracted meetings, and the Sunday school #108Page Scan
Book of Praise for the Sunday School: with hymns and tunes appropriate for the prayer meeting and the home circle #169[289]Page Scan
Chapel and Family Hymn Book #d68
Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #394Page Scan
Chautauqua Carols: a collection of favorite songs suitable for all Sunday School services #63Page Scan
Choice Gospel Songs #d90
Christian Songs: for the Sunday School #61Page Scan
Crown of Life: a collection of songs, new and old, for the use in the Sunday-school, prayer and praise meetings, and the home circle #10Page Scan
Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d45
Eureka Carols #d37
Harvest Bells #d34
Hymns of Praise, with Tunes: selected for use in Sunday school, prayer meeting, and home circle #191Page Scan
Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music: a Choice Collection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d125
Our Service of Song #d133
Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d118
Pearly Gates: a collection of new songs for the Sunday school, prayer meeting, and social circle #45Page Scan
Poems and Hymns of Dawn #124Page Scan
Pure Gold for the Sunday School #d54
Revival Melodies: containing the popular Welsh tunes used in the great revivail in Wales; also a choice selection of gospel songs specially adapted for evangelistic and devotional meetings #36Page Scan
Sacred Songs & Solos: Nos 1. and 2. Combined #238Page Scan
Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #238
Songs and Solos used by the Christian Crusaders in their Special Soul-Saving Work: and adapted for the church, grove, school, choir, and home #90Page Scan
Songs of Joy and Gladness #159Page Scan
The Chautauqua Collection: a compilation of favorite Sunday school songs prepared for the use at the Chautatuqua Sunday School Teachers' Assembly #41Page Scan
The Little Seraph: in seven character notes, for churches and Sunday-schools #99Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #T99Page Scan
The Shining Strand #d23
The Song Evangel #d3
Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 2nd ed. #d119
Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 3rd ed. #d146
Winnowed Hymns: a collection of sacred songs, especially adapted for revivals, prayer and camp meetings #14Page Scan