The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer.@2 Samuel 22:3
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John M. Bowman (1859-1944)

John M. Bowman, The Highway to Heaven (Dalton, Georgia: A. J. Showalter, 1899) (🔊 pdf nwc).

I am clinging to the Rock, blessèd saving Rock,
While the angry storms may o’er me roll;
I am sheltered ’neath the cleft from the tempest’s shock,
Blessèd refuge to my weary soul.

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I am clinging, ever clinging,
I am clinging to the Rock;
Blessèd refuge, thou art dear to me;
I am clinging, ever clinging,
I am clinging to the Rock,
Blessèd Savior, I will cling to Thee.

I am clinging to the Rock, blessèd rock of faith,
There I see my Savior’s loving form;
I am looking unto Him while my fleeting breath
Waits His praises thro’ the piercing storm.

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I am clinging to the Rock, blessèd rock of hope,
Keeping near the Savior’s bleeding side;
I am anchored to the Rock that was cleft for me,
Near the fountain of the crimson tide.

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I am clinging to the Rock, blessèd rock of love,
Let me, Lord upon Thy bosom rest;
I am waiting for the time to be called above,
With the ransomed there forever blest.

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