Sheltered in the Rock of Ages

Sheltered in the Rock of Ages, Save am I while Christ doth keep

Author: Ernest G. Wellesley-Wesley
Tune: [Sheltered in the Rock of Ages] (Butts)
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Ernest G. Wellesley-Wesley

Ernest G. W. Wesley was born and educated in England. At the age of seventeen he started writing for local newspapers. When he was twenty-two he worked as special correspondent for The New York Times in Buenos Aries. While he was in Buenos Aries he became licensed to preach in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He came to the United States in the early 1870's and continued writing and contributing to religious and secular papers. He wrote between five and six hundred hymns and nearly two thousand articles on religious and theological topics. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Sheltered in the Rock of Ages, Save am I while Christ doth keep
Title: Sheltered in the Rock of Ages
Author: Ernest G. Wellesley-Wesley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sheltered in the Rock of Ages
Copyright: Public Domain

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