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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.

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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