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Like a Rock in the Billows

Full Text

1 Like a rock in the billows I would stable be,
Till the storm is overpast;
Then I long to harbor, Lord, with Thee,
In my heav’nly home at last.

Refrain:
If I trust in Jesus, and obey His word,
If I lean upon His breast;
If I keep low down at His feet, I know
He will give me peace and rest.

2 Like a rock in the billows I would never yield
To the angry tossing wave;
I would cling to Christ, my sun and shield,
For His pow’r alone can save. [Refrain]

3 Like a rock in the billows of a boiling sea,
When its waters leap and foam,
I would rest secure, my Lord, in Thee,
Till the trumpet calls me home. [Refrain]

4 Like a rock in the billows I would fearless stand,
And defy the threat’ning blast;
For the Savior holds me by the hand,
Till the raging storm is past. [Refrain]

Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Barney Elliott Warren

Barney Elliott Warren was an American Christian hymnwriter and minister. See more in Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Like a rock in the billows I would stable be
Title: Like a Rock in the Billows
Author: Barney Elliott Warren (1900)
Meter: 11.7.9.7.11.7.11.7
Language: English
Refrain First Line: If I trust in Jesus

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Timeless Truths #243Text
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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