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My Rock

Thou art a Rock in a thirsty land

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Thou art a Rock in a thirsty land]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Thou art a Rock in a thirsty land,
Whose shadow by faith I see;
And oh, how sweet, from the noontide heat
When weary, to rest in thee.

Under thy shadow what joy to rest;
Under thy shadow when toil-oppressed;
Under thy shadow, supremely blest,
O Rock in a thirsty land.

2 Thou art a Rock in a thirsty land,
Where peaceful my soul may dwell;
And cool and clear are the streams I hear
That flow from the wayside well. [Refrain]

3 Thou art a Rock in a thirsty land,
A Rock of defence for me;
No thought of ill can my spirit fill,
While firm is my trust in thee. [Refrain]

4 Thou art a Rock in a thirsty land,
Where safely thou bidst me hide,
Till angels come from my Father’s throne,
And carry me o’er the tide. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #40

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou art a Rock in a thirsty land
Title: My Rock
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Under thy shadow what joy to rest