Jesus the sure foundation

Are you building your foundation

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Tune: [Are you building your foundation]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Are you building your foundation
Strong and sure,
Strong and sure,
On the Rock that through all ages
Shall endure,
Shall endure?
For the floods will soon be coming
Here and there,
Here and there,
Storm and tempest wildly beating
Ev’rywhere,
Ev’rywhere.

Refrain:
Jesus Christ is the Sure Foundation;
Built on him you never can fail;
Jesus Christ is the Sure Foundation,
Mighty, Everlasting Rock for all.

2 Build not thou thy precious dwelling
On the sand,
On the sand,
For when sweeps the raging torrent
Thro’ the land,
Thro’ the land,
Then shall come thy swift destruction,
And thy fall,
And thy fall;
And no stone be left in honor
On thy wall,
On thy wall. [Refrain]

3 What a blessed, sure foundation,
Christ our Lord!
Christ our Lord!
May we build our full salvation
On his word!
On his word!
Then in glorious strength and beauty
Shall it last,
Shall it last,
All the waves of time enduring,
Strong and fast,
Strong and fast. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #100

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner

Fronie Bell Turner, married to Rev. R. N. Turner, pastor in the Protestant Episcopal Church. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Are you building your foundation
Title: Jesus the sure foundation
Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Refrain First Line: Jesus Christ is the sure foundation

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Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #100TextAudioPage Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #268Page Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #268Page Scan



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