My Anchor Holds

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Words (by Edward Mote in 1836) from a Christian hymn ‘My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less’, commonly sung to the 1863 tune by William Bradbury ‘The Solid Rock’ (WP) but also used with a different melody for the song Cornerstone (which is the name of the east Belfast community group) written on a ribbon wrapped around an anchor in east Belfast: “In every high and stormy gale, my anchor holds within the veil.”
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Copyright © 2017 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f5, 1/50, ISO 400, full size 2592 x 3684
text: X04007

2 thoughts on “My Anchor Holds

  1. Ron Johnstone 2020-08-27 / 11:23 am

    Not Lutheran. Written by a Baptist pastor from England, Edward Mote

    • Extramural Activity 2020-08-27 / 11:33 pm

      Thanks – I have added Mote and changed “Lutheran” to “Christian” as it seems to be widely sung, not only by Baptists and Lutherans.

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