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The healing touch

An eager, restless crowd drew near

Author: E. C. Ellsworth
Tune: [An eager, restless crowd drew near]
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 An eager, restless crowd drew near,
And round the Savior pressed;
But one, with warm and loving faith,
His healing power confessed.

She had touched the hem of His garment,
Trusting with all her soul;
For every touch of the loving Jesus
Can make the wounded whole.

2 The multitude, with curious eyes,
Just gazed upon His face;
But she glanced up with hope, and love,
To feel His saving grace. [Refrain]

3 Oh, near to Christ the many came,
In that most favored hour!
But one stretched out the hand of faith,
And touched His healing power. [Refrain]

4 Of all who throng His courts today,
Who shall receive His Word?
Who shall reach forth with faith sincere,
To touch the healing Lord?

Come and touch the hem of His garment,
Trusting with all your soul;
For every touch of the loving Jesus
Can make the wounded whole.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8036

Author: E. C. Ellsworth

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: An eager, restless crowd drew near
Title: The healing touch
Author: E. C. Ellsworth
Refrain First Line: She had touched the hem of his garment



The Cyber Hymnal #8036
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #8036

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