Scripture Verse

An anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast. Hebrews 6:19

Introduction

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Fanny Crosby
1820–1915

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, in De­vo­tion­al Songs, ed­it­ed by How­ard Doane, Will­iam J. Kirk­pat­rick & Hu­bert P. Main (New York: Big­low & Main, 1903), num­ber 72.

Music: W. How­ard Doane (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane
1832–1915

Lyrics

There is joy in my heart all the day,
And the song that I sing is ev­er new;
I have an­chored my hope on the rift­ed Rock,
And its clear flow­ing wa­ter I view.

Refrain

I am an­chored, and se­cure,
And I dread not the stor­my waves that roll,
I am an­chored firm and sure,
Safely an­chored on the Rock of my soul.

There is peace in my heart all the day,
For I know my Re­deem­er still is near;
O He tells me of rest, that shall yet be mine,
And His voice in my spirit I hear.

Refrain

There is love in my heart all the day,
And the law of the Lord is my delight;
And a mansion eter­nal is waiting me,
In the home that with glo­ry is bright.

Refrain