On the Rock of faith I am building

On the Rock of faith I am building

Author: Frank M. Davis
Tune: THE ROCK OF FAITH
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 On the Rock of faith I am building,
Building for eternity,
On this firm enduring foundation,
Shall my place of refuge be.

Chorus:
Rock of faith my place of refuge,
Only refuge of my soul;
On the Rock of faith safely resting,
Though the stormy billows roll.

2 On the rock of faith I forever
Shall my soul's salvation rest,
Though the storms of doubt gather round me,
Yet they never here molest. [Chorus]

3 On the Rock of faith lies the vict'ry,
Overcoming evil pow'rs,
Lifting up the vail of the darkness,
Making sweeter life's brief hours. [Chorus]

Source: International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #20

Author: Frank M. Davis

Frank Marion Davis USA 1839-1896. Born at Marcellus, NY, he became a teacher and professor of voice, a choirmaster and a good singer. He traveled extensively, living in Marcellus, NY, Vicksburg, MS, Baltimore, MD, Cincinnati, OH, Burr Oak and Findley, MI. He compiled and published several song books: “New Pearls of Song” (1877), “Notes of Praise” (1890), “Crown of gold” (1892), “Always welcome” (1881), “Songs of love and praise #5” (1898), “Notes of praise”, and “Brightest glory”. He never married. John Perry Go to person page >

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First Line: On the Rock of faith I am building
Author: Frank M. Davis
Refrain First Line: Rock of faith place of refuge
Copyright: Public Domain

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International Song Service #20

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