The Bible!

The word God has spoken shall ever prevail

Author: Mrs. C. D. Martin
Tune: [The word God has spoken shall ever prevail]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The word God has spoken shall ever prevail;
A promise or precept of His cannot fail;
An anchor that holds while the storm rages high,
The word of Jehovah, we know, cannot die.

Refrain:
The Bible! the Bible! a gift all divine,
A light from above on our pathway to shine;
O cling to the Bible—when all else shall fail—
The word God has spoken shall surely prevail.

2 ‘Tis food to the hungry, ‘tis light to the blind,
Here wisdom and knowledge the seeker will find;
The Spirit will teach us the deep things of God,
Unerringly guide all who study the Word. [Refrain]

3 A weapon offensive, defensive as well,
A message from God,—we this message must tell;
The great gospel story, the power of God,
Is found in the Bible, God’s wonderful Word. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ heaven and earth at the last pass away,
This great Revelation remaineth for aye;
It liveth because it was given by God,
From first to the last it is His Holy Word. [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #162

Author: Mrs. C. D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

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First Line: The word God has spoken shall ever prevail
Title: The Bible!
Author: Mrs. C. D. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Bible! the Bible! a gift all divine
Publication Date: 1923
Copyright: Public Domain

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