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The Bible Stands

The Bible stands like a rock undaunted

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [The Bible stands like a rock undaunted] (Lillenas)
Published in 15 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 The Bible stands like a rock undaunted
'Mid the raging storms of time;
Its pages burn with the truth eternal,
And they glow with a light sublime.

Chorus:
The Bible stands tho' the hills may tumble,
It will firmly stand when the earth shall crumble;
I will plant my feet on its firm foundation,
For the Bible stands,
The Bible stands.

2 The Bible stands like a mountain tow'ring
Far above the works of man;
Its truth by none ever was refuted,
And destroy it they never can. (Chorus)

3 The Bible stands and it will forever,
When the world has passed away;
By inspiration it has been given,
All its precepts I will obey. (Chorus)

4 The Bible stands every test we give it,
For its Author is divine;
By grace alone I will expect to live it,
And to prove it and make it mine. (Chorus)

Source: Hymns of Faith #107

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Bible stands like a rock undaunted
Title: The Bible Stands
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Bible stands tho' the hills may tumble
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #522
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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #107

Rejoice Hymns #184

Audio

Small Church Music #2356

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #522

Include 11 pre-1979 instances
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