268. The Rock That Is Higher Than I

1 O sometimes the shadows are deep,
And rough seems the path to the goal;
And sorrows, sometimes how they sweep
Like tempests down over the soul!

Refrain:
O then to the Rock let me fly,
To the Rock that is higher than I;
O then to the Rock let me fly,
To the Rock that is higher than I!

2 O sometimes how long seems the day,
And sometimes how weary my feet;
But toiling in life's dusty way,
The Rock's blessed shadow, how sweet! [Refrain]

3 O near to the Rock let me keep,
If blessings or sorrow prevail;
Or climbing the mountainway steep,
Or walking the shadowy vale. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: O sometimes the shadows are deep
Title: The Rock That Is Higher Than I
Author: Erastus Johnson
Refrain First Line: O then to the Rock let me fly
Language: English
Publication Date: 2001
Topic: Assurance; Security
Tune Information
Name: ROCK OF REFUGE
Composer: William G. Fischer
Key: A♭ Major



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