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When wildly beat the storms of life

When wildly beat the storms of life

Tune: [When wildly beat the storms of life]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When wildly beat the storms of life,
And heavy is the chast’ning rod,
The soul beyond the waves of strife,
Views the Eternal Rock, her God.

Refrain:
“Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee;”
My spirit rests in holy calm,
The Rock doth shelter me.

2 What hope dispels the spirit’s gloom,
When sinking ‘neath affliction’s shock?
Faith, thro’ the vista of the tomb,
Points to the everlasting Rock. [Refrain]

3 Hope, Grace, and Truth, with gentle hand,
Shall lead a bleeding Saviour’s flock,
And show them, in the promised land,
The shelter of th’Eternal Rock. [Refrain]

Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #49

Text Information

First Line: When wildly beat the storms of life
Refrain First Line: Rock of ages, cleft for me
Copyright: Public Domain

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