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A look into my Bible

A look into my Bible

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [A look into my Bible]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 A look into my Bible,
In mornings dewy hour,
For all the day may bring me,
Will gird my soul with pow’r;
You who have never tried it,
Know not the help ‘twill be;
But, oh, this word of blessing
Means so much to me.

It means so much, so much to me,
Of mercy full and free, full and free;
A smile of love from the Lord above
Means so much to me.

2 A heart-to-heart communion
Before the throne of grace,
Reveals to me more clearly
The sunshine of his face;
You who have never tried it,
Know not the light ‘twill be;
But, oh, a talk with Jesus
Means so much to me. [Refrain]

3 An all-day walk with Jesus,
While busy moments fly,
Rejoicing in his service,
Thru grace that he’ll supply;
You who have never tried it,
Know not the joy ‘twill be;
But, oh, this life with Jesus
Means so much to me. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #60

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A look into my Bible
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: It means so much, so much to me