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[The Lord's our Rock, in Him we hide] (Sankey)

[The Lord's our Rock, in Him we hide] (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1885)
Published in 62 hymnals

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Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1885)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 51112 34533 33343
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #576

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Hymns of Faith #180

Rejoice Hymns #171

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #350

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Sing Joyfully #316


Small Church Music #185

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #146

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The Celebration Hymnal #693


The Cyber Hymnal #6025

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #353

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The New National Baptist Hymnal #219

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #267

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #619

Worship Together #603


تسابيح المحبة #330

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #289

Include 46 pre-1979 instances
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