Will your anchor hold in the storms of life?
Composed by: Priscila Jane Owens, 1829-99
Source: Living Praise, Words Edition (Morgan & Scott, UK, 1983).
Will your anchor hold in the storms of life, / When the clouds unfold their wings of strife? / When the strong tides lift, and the cables strain, / Will your anchor drift, or firm remain?
We have an anchor that keeps the soul / Steadfast and sure while the billows roll; / Fastened to the rock which cannot move, / Grounded firm and deep in the Saviour’s love!
Will your anchor hold in the straits of fear? / When the breakers roar and the reef is near;/ While the surges rave, and the wild winds blow, / Shall the angry waves then your bark o’erflow?
Will your anchor hold in the floods of death, / When the waters cold chill your latest breath? / On the rising tide you can never fail, / While your anchor holds within the veil.
Will your eyes behold through the morning light / The city of gold and the harbour bright? / Will your anchor safe by the heavenly shore, / When life’s storms are past for evermore?