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Cling to the Bible

There's a book which surpasses the sages

Tune: [There's a book which surpasses the sages] (Neal)
Published in 17 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a book which surpasses the sages,
A volume of wisdom divine;
And the glory that gleams from its pages,
No splendor of earth can outshine.

Chorus:
'Tis the Bible! the Bible!
Our guiding star that leads from earth to heav'n,
The Bible! the Bible!
We love the precious Book of Truth which God has giv'n.

2 ’Tis the light which will guide us to glory,
The Sword of the Spirit of might;
And to dwell on its beautiful story,
Is of heaven the sweetest delight. [Chorus]

3 It reveals where the fountain is flowing,
Which washes the soul from its stain;
Age and sorrow are comforted, knowing
With earth they shall part with their pain. [Chorus]


Source: Christian Hymns: for every purpose in worship #107

Text Information

First Line: There's a book which surpasses the sages
Title: Cling to the Bible
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We'll cling to the Bible
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #12178
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Page Scan

Sacred Selections for the Church #502

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12178

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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