Cleft for me

Mighty Rock, whose towering form

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Mighty Rock, whose towering form]
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1. Mighty Rock, whose tow'ring form
Looks above the frowning storm,
Rock amid the desert waste,
To Thy shadow now I haste.

Refrain:
Unto Thee, unto Thee,
Precious Savior, now I flee;
"Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee."

2. Of the springs that from Thee burst,
Let me drink and quench my thirst;
Weary, fainting, toil oppressed,
In Thy shadow let me rest. [Refrain]

3. When I near the stream of death,
When I feel its chilly breath,
Rock where all my hopes abide,
In Thy shadow let me hide. [Refrain]


Source: The New Christian Hymnal #249

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Mighty Rock, whose towering form
Title: Cleft for me
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Unto thee, unto thee, precious Savior now I flee
Copyright: Public Domain

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