Hiding from the storm

In the riven rock there's a refuge

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [In the riven Rock there's a refuge]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the riven Rock there’s a refuge for my soul,
When the light’nings flash and the mighty thunders roll;
For I heard a voice that so sweetly said to me,
“In my bleeding side there’s a hiding-place for thee.”

Refrain:
In the riven Rock I am hiding from the storm,
Hiding from the storm, hiding from the storm;
In the riven Rock I am hiding from the storm,
In the Rock that was cleft for me.

2 In the riven Rock there is room for many more;
There’s a stream to cleanse, there is mercy to restore;
Come to Jesus now, for a shelter sure and sweet;
He will keep you still when the swelling currents meet. [Refrain]

3 In the riven Rock there are blessed songs that ring,
Songs of peace and joy unto heav’n’s eternal King;
I will praise him, too, I will sing his grace so free,
For my Saviour’s side is a hiding-place for me. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #146

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the riven rock there's a refuge
Title: Hiding from the storm
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

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