Clinging to the Rock

When the tempest high is raging, As I sail over life's rough sea

Author: I. Baltzell
Tune: [When the tempest high is raging] (Baltzell)
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: I. Baltzell

Baltzell, Isaiah. (near Frederick, Maryland, November 26, 1832--January 16, 1893, Frederick). He was educated in the common schools, and at New Windsor Academy, Carroll County, Maryland. In 1859 he married Cecilia Caroline James at Mountain Jackson, Virginia. Originally a Lutheran, he joined the United Brethren Church in 1847, was licensed to preach by the Virginia Conference in 1854, and ordained in 1856. In 1862 he joined the Pennsylvania Conference. He was presiding elder from 1875 to 1880, and from 1883 to 1889. He was a delegate to three General Conferences, and was a trustee of Otterbein University. In 1873 he was appointed by the General Conference a member of the committee to superintend the publication of Hymns for the Sanctuary. H… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the tempest high is raging, As I sail over life's rough sea
Title: Clinging to the Rock
Author: I. Baltzell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Clinging to the Rock
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Choicest Gems #d83

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Fount of Blessing #65

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Golden Songs #127

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Heavenly Carols #93

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Praise Book #31

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Songs of the Kingdom #93

The Reward, for Sunday Schools #d84

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