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The cleft of the Rock

There's a cleft in the Rock of ages

Author: Samuel E. Good
Tune: [There’s a cleft in the Rock of Ages]
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There's a cleft in the Rock of Ages,
Where my soul may safely hide
While the storms of life are raging
And the billows roll o'er the tide.

Oh, the cleft of the Rock,
Where my soul may hide,
While the storms of life are raging,
And the billows roll o'er the tide.

2 There is peace for the soul that hideth
In the Rock that is higher than I,
For the soul that only confideth
And the cleft of the Rock will try. [Refrain]

3 Oh, soul, thou who now art weary,
To the Rock do come for rest,
Come to Him who only can cheer thee,
To the dear loving Saviour's breast. [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #930

Author: Samuel E. Good

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Text Information

First Line: There's a cleft in the Rock of ages
Title: The cleft of the Rock
Author: Samuel E. Good
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, the cleft of the Rock
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8417
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #485


The Cyber Hymnal #8417

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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