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Lead Me to the Rock

When mountains of doubt hem me in on each side

Author: R. A. Searles
Tune: [When mountains of doubt hem me in on each side]
Published in 10 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1. When mountains of doubt hem me in on each side,
And waves of affliction roll in like a tide;
When vainly I seek some new pathway to try,
Oh, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.

Refrain:
Oh, lead me to the Rock, Oh, lead me to the Rock,
Oh, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.
Oh, lead me to the Rock, Oh, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.

2. When storms of deep trouble rage fiercely around,
When forebodings of ill in my spirit abound;
When the hopes of a lifetime are blighted and die,
Oh, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.
Oh, lead me, etc.

3. The sun of prosperity brightly may shine,
And my heart round its treasures too closely may twine,--
When my hopes are in danger of rising too high,
Oh, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.
Oh, lead me to the Rock, etc.

4. When nearing the shore of the river of death,
And the moments fly swiftly with each labored breath,
When losing my hold of each dear earthly tie,
Oh, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.
Oh, lead me to the Rock, etc.

5. Whatever my lot, be it wearily sad,
Or actively busy or joyously glad;
In each joy and sorrow, my God, be thou nigh,
And lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.
Oh, lead me to the Rock, etc.

Grove Songs #2, 1873

Author: R. A. Searles

Rachel Ann Searles, wife of Rev. Isaac Searles Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When mountains of doubt hem me in on each side
Title: Lead Me to the Rock
Author: R. A. Searles
Refrain First Line: Oh, lead me to the Rock

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3611
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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