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Chords and Lyrics for Rock of Ages

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Music by Thomas Hastings
Words by Augustus Montague Toplady


Rock of Ages, cleft for me,

              F7      Bb 
Let me hide myself in Thee;

F7                    Bb 
Let the water and the blood,

F7                          Bb 
From Thy wounded side which flowed,

Be of sin the double cure,

                    F7      Bb 
Save from wrath and make me pure.


Not the labors of my hands 

                F7      Bb 
Can fulfill Thy law's demands; 

F7                       Bb 
Could my zeal no respite know,

F7                     Bb 
Could my tears forever flow,

All for sin could not atone;

                   F7    Bb 
Thou must save and Thou alone.


Nothing in my hand I bring,

              F7      Bb 
Simply to Thy cross I cling;

F7                      Bb 
Naked, come to Thee for dress,

F7                         Bb 
Helpless, look to Thee for grace;

Foul, I to the fountain fly;

                 F7   Bb 
Wash me, Savior, or I die!


While I draw this fleeting breath,

                   F7       Bb 
When my eyes shall close in death,

F7                      Bb 
When I soar to worlds unknown,

F7                       Bb 
See Thee on Thy judgment throne,

Rock of Ages, cleft for me, 

              F7      Bb 
Let me hide myself in Thee. 

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Below is a list of all the chords in this song. Click on a chord to learn how to play the chord on a particular instrument.

Instrument Chords
Banjo Bb Major F7
Guitar Bb Major F7
Mandolin Bb Major F7
Piano Bb Major F7
Ukulele Bb Major F7