Fairest of all the earth beside

Fairest of all the earth beside

Author: Manie P. Ferguson
Tune: [Fairest of all the earth beside] (Ferguson)
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1 Fairest of all the earth beside,
Chiefest of all unto Thy bride,
Fulness divine in Thee I see;
Beautiful Man of Calvary!

That Man who died on Calvary
Has cleansed my heart and set me free;
Sin’s power no more can fetter me
Since Jesus died on Calvary.

2 Drinking a dire and dreadful cup,
Crucified Jesus lifted up,
Bearing our guilt and misery;
Sorrowful Man of Calvary! [Refrain]

3 Granting the sinner life and peace,
Granting the captive sweet release,
Shedding His blood to make us free;
Merciful Man of Calvary! [Refrain]

4 Gather’d with Thee eternally,
Sharing Thy love by glassy sea,
Like Thee forever I shall be;
Glorified Man of Calvary! [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's New Revival Hymnal: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #62

Author: Manie P. Ferguson

Manie Payne Ferguson (1850 – 8 June 1932) was a pioneer leader in the American Holiness Movement, a Christian evangelist and social worker who co-founded the Peniel Mission, and the author of several hymns, most notably "Blessed Quietness". Ferguson was born Manie Payne in 1850 in the town of Carlow in County Carlow, 84 km from Dublin, in the south-east of Ireland. On 7 June, 1883, she married Theodore Pollock Ferguson (born January 10, 1853 in Mansfield, Ohio in Richland County, Ohio; died July 12, 1920 in Los Angeles), a former minister in the United Presbyterian Church (Jones, Guide 628; Hunt 285), who had been converted in 1875 in Oberlin, Ohio through the preaching of evangelist Charles Finney(Clark 1949:79). After relocating to S… Go to person page >

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First Line: Fairest of all the earth beside
Author: Manie P. Ferguson
Refrain First Line: That man of Calvary



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