My Refuge

Jesus, Savior, to thy side

Author: P. P. Bliss
Tune: [Jesus Saviour, to Thy side]
Published in 6 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Jesus, Savior, to Thy side,
From th’avenger I would flee;
Let me safely there abide,
Let Thy grace my refuge be.

Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee;
Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee.

2 Whersoe’er my tent is spread,
There will I Thy name make known;
Israel by one Shepherd led,
Evermore in Him are one. [Refrain]

3 To Thy loving side, each hour,
Close and closer would I cling;
Shielded by Thy mighty power,
Trustful may I ever sing. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10167

Author: P. P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Savior, to thy side
Title: My Refuge
Author: P. P. Bliss
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Rock of ages, cleft for me
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10167
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The Cyber Hymnal #10167

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