I flee unto Thee to hide me.@Psalm 143:9

Philip P. Bliss (1838-1876). Appeared in Welcome Tidings, edited by Robert Lowry, W. Howard Doane & Ira D. Sankey (New York/Cincinnati, Ohio: Biglow & Main/John Church, 1877), number 96.

Vilnius Philip P. Bliss, originally in Welcome Tidings, 1877 (🔊 pdf nwc). Vilnius is an adaptation found in Heart and Voice, edited by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church Company, 1881), page 86.

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Philip P. Bliss (1838-1876)

Jesus, Savior, to Thy side,
From th’avenger I would flee;
Let me safely there abide,
Let Thy grace my refuge be.

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Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee;
Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee.

Whersoe’er my tent is spread,
There will I Thy name make known;
Israel by one Shepherd led,
Evermore in Him are one.

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To Thy loving side, each hour,
Close and closer would I cling;
Shielded by Thy mighty power,
Trustful may I ever sing.

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