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The Rock of refuge

Surely, surely, there is safety

Author: Martha Shepard Lippincott
Tune: [Surely, surely, there is safety]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Surely, surely, there is safety
In the shelter of our Lord,
He is ready to protect us,
When His mercy is implored;
Let us look to Him in trouble
When upon life’s stormy sea,
He will be a place of refuge,
Where our souls at rest may be.

2 He will lead us on to heaven
If we follow in His way;
And will be the Star to guide us
To the bright, celestial day;
Let us steer life’s vessel ever
To the harbor of His grace,
So that He at last may bring us
To behold Him face to face.

3 He’s a Refuge never failing
And a Rock on which to stand;
And to us He’s ever reaching
With a tender, loving hand;
He will keep us safe for ever
Sheltered by His boundless love,
Till we enter thro’ the portals
To the home prepared above.

Source: Young People's Songs of Praise #7

Author: Martha Shepard Lippincott

Born: March 31, 1867, Moorestown, New Jersey. Died: August 10, 1949, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lippincott never married. She spent most of her life in Pennsylvania, attending a Friends’ High School and Swarthmore College. Known as the Quaker Poetess, she is said to have written over 4,000 poems and sacred songs. Her works include: Visions of Life Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Surely, surely, there is safety
Title: The Rock of refuge
Author: Martha Shepard Lippincott

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11196
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #11196

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