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They build upon the rolling sand

They build upon the rolling sand

Author: A. M. Naylor
Tune: [They build upon the rolling sand]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 They build upon the rolling sand,
A tottering house that will not stand,
Who place in works their trust;
And in the dark and stormy day,
Their frail support shall fall away,
And crumble into dust.

2 ‘Tis not by works that we have done,
But thro' our faith in Christ alone,
That we can be secure;
While on this sure foundation laid,
No storm can make the soul afraid,
For its defense is sure.

3 Then let us not with earnest care
A worthless building strive to rear,
And labor thus in vain;
But fix out faith and hope alone
Upon that precious cornerstone
Which ever shall remain.


Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #55

Author: A. M. Naylor

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First Line: They build upon the rolling sand
Author: A. M. Naylor
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