It was first published in The Church Musician, a Baptist church music magazine, in 1960.
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Solo singer with keyboard backing - professionally produced:
LyricsThe lyrics are copyright so cannot be reproduced here. But they are currently available on this website.
The song has three verses, each four lines long, and a four-line chorus which is repeated after each verse. A rough outline is:
1 In the lightning flash across the sky ...
I’ve seen it in the lightning, heard it in the thunder,
And felt it in the rain;
My Lord is near me all the time,
My Lord is near me all the time.
2 When the thunder shakes the mighty hills ...
3 When refreshing showers cool the earth