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218. There Is a Safe and Secret Place

1 There is a safe and secret place
Beneath the wings divine,
Reserved for all the heirs of grace;
O be that refuge mine!

2 The least and feeblest there may bide
In peace and safety sure;
While thousands fall on ev'ry side
He rests in God secure.

3 He feeds in pastures large and fair
Of love and truth divine;
O child of God, O glory's heir,
How rich a lot is thine!

4 A hand almighty to defend,
An ear for ev'ry call,
An honored life, a peaceful end,
And heav'n to crown it all!

Text Information
First Line: There is a safe and secret place
Title: There Is a Safe and Secret Place
Author: H. F. Lyte, 1793-1847 (alt.)
Meter: C M
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Church Militant; Epiphany 5
Tune Information
Name: NEW BRITAIN
Arranger: T. Tollefson , b. 1969
Meter: C M
Key: F Major
Source: W. Walker, Southern Harmony, 1835
Copyright: Setting © Tim telephone, used by permission.



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