[I've seen the lightning flashing]

[I've seen the lightning flashing]

Composer: Anonymous
Published in 52 hymnals

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Composer: Anonymous

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Tune Information

Composer: Anonymous
Incipit: 55535 13232 11216
Key: B♭ Major/C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Never Alone

I’ve seen the lightning flashing,
And heard the thunder roll,
I’ve felt sin’s breakers dashing,
Trying to conquer my soul;
I’ve heard the voice of my Savior,
Telling me still to fight on,
He promised never to leave me,
Never to leave me alone.

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Never alone


The Cyber Hymnal #4519
Text: Never Alone (Pickett)
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The Cyber Hymnal #10035
Text: Fear Not, I Am With Thee
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Small Church Music #5444
Text: 不,永不孤單 (Fear not, I am with thee!)
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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #310

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #934

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Hymns of Faith #418

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #460


Small Church Music #2594


Small Church Music #5444

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #132


The Cyber Hymnal #4519


The Cyber Hymnal #10035

The New National Baptist Hymnal #127


Timeless Truths #62

Include 41 pre-1979 instances
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