[The wise man built his house upon the rock]

[The wise man built his house upon the rock]

Composer: Anonymous
Published in 5 hymnals


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Audio files: Recording

Composer: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Anonymous
Meter: 8.8.8.6 D
Incipit: 51112 17767 52223
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Wise Man and the Foolish Man

The wise man built his house upon the Rock,
The wise man built his house upon the Rock,
The wise man built his house upon the Rock,
And the rains came tumbling down.
The rains came down and the floods came up,
The rains came down and the floods came up,
The rains came down and the floods came up,
But the house on the Rock stood firm.

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Media

Timeless Truths #1080
Text: The Wise Man and the Foolish Man
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  • The_Wise_Man_and_the_Foolish_Man.xml (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #735

Text

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #897

TextPage Scan

Sing With Me #118

Audio

Small Church Music #1600

TextScore

Timeless Truths #1080

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