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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.

'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



The Cyber Hymnal #12178
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Sacred Selections for the Church #502


The Cyber Hymnal #12178

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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