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 32 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 In the rifted rock I’m resting,
Safe and sure from all alarm;
Storms and billows have united
All in vain to do me harm;
In the rifted rock I’m resting,
Surf is dashing at my feet,
Storm clouds dark are o’er me hovering,
Yet my rest is all complete.

Refrain:
In the rifted rock I’m resting,
Sure and safe from all alarm;
Storms and billows have united
All in vain to do me harm.

2 Many stormy seas I’ve traversed,
Endless gale and squall have known,
Have been driven without anchor,
On the barren shores, and lone;
Yet I now have found a haven,
Never moved by tempest shock,
Where my soul is safe forever,
In the blessèd rifted rock. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11837

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

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The Cyber Hymnal #11837
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