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The anchor of hope

When clouds and storms the way make dark

Author: William Henry Gardner
Tune: [When clouds and storms the way make dark]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When clouds and storms the way make dark,
And dangers seem around life’s bark,
Cast out hope’s anchor, with a prayer,
And angels will watch o’er you there.

Refrain:
Cast out the anchor of hope,
Fear not the billows that roll,
Angels above, on wings of love,
Lovingly watch o’er each soul,
Lovingly watch o’er each soul.

2 Drift not upon lie’s rocks and reefs,
Drift not amongst its cares and griefs,
Cast out hope’s anchor, weary one,
And endless peace to you will come. [Refrain]

3 There is a harbor up above,
Where through the Father’s wondrous love,
Our longed for joys will come at last,
By hope’s strong anchor e’er made fast. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #49

Author: William Henry Gardner

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When clouds and storms the way make dark
Title: The anchor of hope
Author: William Henry Gardner
Refrain First Line: Cast out the anchor of hope
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns of the Kingdom #85

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Uplifted Voices #49

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