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Everlasting arms of love

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1 Everlasting arms of love
Are beneath, around, above;
He who left his throne of light,
And unnumbered angels bright;

2 He who on the accursed tree
Gave his precious life for me;
He it is that bears me on,
His the arm I lean upon.

3 All things hasten to decay,
Earth and sea will pass away;
Soon will yonder circling sun
Cease his blazing course to run.

4 Scenes will vary, friends grow strange,
But the Changeless cannot change;
Gladly will I journey on,
With his arm to lean upon.

Source: Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #358

Author: John R. MacDuff

Macduff, John Ross, D.D., second son of Alexander Macduff, of Bonhard, near Perth, was born at Bonhard, May 23, 1818. After studying at the University of Edinburgh, he became in 1842 parish minister of Kettins, Forfarshire, in 1849 of St. Madoes, Perthshire, and in 1855 of Sandyford, Glasgow. He received the degree of D.D. from the University of Glasgow in 1862, and about the same time also from the University of New York. He retired from pastoral work in 1871, lived at Chislehurst, Kent and died in 1887. He has published many practical and devotional works which have attained a wide circulation. In 1857 he was appointed by the General Assembly a member of their Hymnal Committee. His 31 hymns appeared in his Altar Stones, 1853, and were als… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Everlasting arms of love
Author: John R. MacDuff
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Savior, keep me lest I fall
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Sunday School #d46

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #531

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #115

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d212

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Christian Praise #319

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Christian Science Hymnal #a136

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Christian Science Hymnal #aa136

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Christian Science Hymnal #136

Christian Science Hymnal (Rev. and enl.) #53

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Christian Science Hymnal #136a

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Christian Science Hymnal #136b

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Christian Science Hymnal #136c

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Christian Science Hymnal #136

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Church Hymns and Tunes #412

Church Hymns and Tunes for use in Baptist Churches #d109

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #319

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Hymnal for Christian Science Church and Sunday School Services #27

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #391

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Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #468

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Hymns of the Spirit #139

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Laudes Domini #366

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Laudes Domini #742

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Laudes Domini #358

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National Hymn and Tune Book #340

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New Manual of Praise #355

Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #775

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Sacred Songs for School Use #6

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d124

The Book of Praise #d160

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The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs #20

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The Church Hymnary #471

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d208

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The Coronation Hymnal #391

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The Diadem #73a

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d143

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #327

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The New Laudes Domini #772

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #483

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #167a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d217

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