My soul is anchored safely, Lord

My soul is anchored safely, Lord

Author: Annie S. Hawks
Tune: [My soul is anchored safely, Lord]
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1 My soul is anchored safely, Lord,
I trust in Thy unfailing word;
No shadow falls across the page
That lights the world from age to age.

Refrain:
My soul is anchored safe and sure
In God’s own word which shall endure,
I cannot drift from Him away,
My soul is anchored night and day.

2 My soul is anchored! ever sure
Is Christ, the Rock which shall endure;
My shelter from the noontide heat,
In darkness my secure retreat. [Refrain]

3 My soul is anchored safely, Lord;
My will with Thine in sweet accord;
No morn shall break, no sun shall set,
But marks the vict’ry nearer yet. [Refrain]

4 My soul is anchored! Praise the Lord;
I fear no storm—no rising flood;
When all that is of earth shall fail,
His love and grace will still prevail. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Faith and Hope #101

Author: Annie S. Hawks

Hawks, Annie Sherwood. Mrs. Hawks was born in Hoosick, N. Y., May 28, 1835, and has resided for many years at Brooklyn. Her hymns were contributed to Bright Jewels, Pure Gold, Boyal Diadem, Brightest and Best, Temple Anthems, Tidal Wave, and other popular Sunday School hymnbooks. They include "I need Thee every hour" (written April, 1872), "Thine, most gracious Lord," "Why weepest thou? Whom seekest thou?" and others of the same type. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

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Author: Annie S. Hawks

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Songs of Faith and Hope #101

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