Rock of Ages


Rock of Ages

Music for Choirs, Submitted Music

1. Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in thee;
Let the water and the blood,
From thy wounded side which flowed,
Be of sin the double cure,
Save from wrath and make me pure.

2. Not the labors of my hands
Can fill all thy law’s demands;
Could my zeal no respite know,
Could my tears forever flow,
All for sin could not atone;
Thou must save, and thou alone.

3. While I draw this fleeting breath,
When mine eyes shall close in death,
When I rise to worlds unknown
And behold thee on thy throne,
Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in thee.


Text:  Augustus M. Toplady

Music:  Thomas Hastings

Arranged By:  Bret Stewart

Topics

atonement, Jesus Christ, forgiveness, repentance