A shelter in the time of storm

We have a Rock a safe retreat

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [We have a Rock, a safe retreat]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We have a Rock, a safe retreat,
A shelter in the time of storm;
A sure foundation for our feet,
A shelter in the time of storm.

Refrain:
Our Jesus is the Rock where we safely rest,
WE safely rest, we safely rest;
Our Jesus is the Rock where we safely rest,
A shelter in the time of storm.

2 O Rock of Ages, always sure,
A shelter in the time of storm;
Where weary pilgrims rest secure,
A shelter in the time of storm. [Refrain]

3 Within the cleft we safely hide,
A shelter in the time of storm;
And there would evermore abide,
A shelter in the time of storm. [Refrain]

4 O Rock of Ages, hide Thou me,
A shelter in the time of storm;
And ever keep me close to Thee,
A shelter in the time of storm. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 3 #96

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We have a Rock a safe retreat
Title: A shelter in the time of storm
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Our Jesus is the Rock
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #319

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Crowning Day No. 3 #96

Gems of Sacred Song #d214

Kindly Light #d157

Songs of Calvary and Pentecost #d146

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Songs of the Peacemaker #101

Songs Tried and Proved #d156

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The Peacemaker #101

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White Wings #48

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