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The everlasting rock

Thy church, O God, shall rest secure

Author: J. R. Osgood
Tune: [Thy Church, O God, shall rest secure]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Thy Church, O God, shall rest secure,
Upon the Rock of Ages grounded;
In vain the tempter's power may rage,
Beyond its utmost reach 'tis founded.

O praise the Rock, the everlasting Rock,
The Rock that is firm, tho' sin in fury rages;
Stand on the Rock, secure from ev'ry shock,
For the Lord is the Rock of Ages.

2 Upon this wondrous Rock we rest
Our souls' eternal, full salvation,
Nor fear what mortal men may do,
Or Satan's dark and dire temptation. [Chorus]

3 This glorious Rock is Christ, the Lord,
The saints' most blessed habitation;
Awake, O earth! with glad accord,
To know the joys of his salvation. [Chorus]

Source: The Little Seraph: in seven character notes, for churches and Sunday-schools #92b

Author: J. R. Osgood

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Text Information

First Line: Thy church, O God, shall rest secure
Title: The everlasting rock
Author: J. R. Osgood
Refrain First Line: O praise the rock
Copyright: Public Domain



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Pure Gold for the Sunday School #d139

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The Little Seraph #92b

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book #T92b

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