The grass withereth, the flower fadeth, but the Word of our God shall stand forever.@Isaiah 40:8
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Malmesbury Bible

Haldor Lillenas, 1917 ( pdf nwc). With Biblical truth under intense attack from modern culture, it’s sad that most hymnals have dropped this song. We need to be reminded of its message.

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Haldor Lillenas (1885-1959)

The Bible stands like a rock undaunted
’Mid the raging storms of time;
Its pages burn with the truth eternal,
And they glow with a light sublime.

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The Bible stands though the hills may tumble,
It will firmly stand when the earth shall crumble;
I will plant my feet on its firm foundation,
For the Bible stands.

The Bible stands like a mountain towering
Far above the works of men;
Its truth by none ever was refuted,
And destroy it they never can.

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The Bible stands and it will forever,
When the world has passed away;
By inspiration it has been given,
All its precepts I will obey.

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The Bible stands every test we give it,
For its Author is divine;
By grace alone I expect to live it,
And to prove and to make it mine.

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