Lead Me To The Rock
Red Mountain Church
Original Song Title: Convinc'd as a sinner, to Jesus I come Edited Song Title: Lead Me To The Rock Scripture: Psalm 61:2 Source: A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns (intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes) published 1810. Text: Bennett, 1838 Music: Clint Wells, Brian T. Murphy and Benj Pocta, 2006. Capo 2 VERSE: 1 F Bb Convinced as a sinner, to Jesus I come, F Bb C Informed by the gospel for such there is room; Dm C Bb Overwhelmed with sorrow for sin will I cry, Dm C Bb Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I! VERSE: 2 F Bb When tempted by Satan my Saviour to leave, F Bb C Who sets forth religion as meant to deceive, Dm C Bb I'll claim my relation to Jesus on high- Bb C Bb C F The Rock of Salvation that is higher than I! VERSE: 3 F Bb When God from my soul shall his presence remove F Bb C To try by his absence the strength of my love, Dm C Bb I'll rest on the promise of Jesus, and try Dm C Bb C F The force of that Rock which is higher than I! VERSE: 4 F Bb When sorely afflicted, and ready to faint, F Bb C Before my Redeemer I'll spread my complaint; Dm C Bb 'Midst storms and distresses my soul shall rely Dm C Bb C F On Jesus, the Rock that is higher than I! VERSE: 5 F Bb When weak and encompassed with numberless-foes, F Bb C Attempting my happiness here to oppose, Dm C Bb I'll look to the Saviour of sinners, and cry, Dm C Bb C F Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I! VERSE: 6 F Bb When I my poor feelings with others compare, F Bb C And learn from reflection what mercies I share! Dm C Bb My backsliding heart is constraint! to reply, Dm C Bb C F Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I! VERSE: 7 F Bb When judgements, O Lord, are abroad in the land, F Bb C And merited vengeance descends from thy hand! Dm C Bb O'erwhelmed with the sight, for protection I'll fly, Dm C Bb C F And hide in the Rock that is higher than I! VERSE: 8 F Bb When summoned by death before God to appear, F Bb C Thy free-grace supporting, I'll yield without fear! Dm C Bb Most gladly I'll venture with Jesus on high, Dm C Bb C F To enter the Rock that is higher than I! VERSE: 9 F Bb 'Tis there, with the chosen of Jesus, I long F Bb C To dwell, and eternally join in the song Dm C Bb Of praising and blessing, with angels on high, Dm C Bb C F Christ Jesus, the Rock that is higher than I!