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Peace through the blood of the cross

Come while God is calling, hear His word today

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Come while God is calling, hear his word today]
Published in 19 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Come while God is calling, hear his word today.
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross;
Take the gift he offers, come without delay,
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross.

Refrain:
Peace! wonderful peace!
Peace! wonderful peace!
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross;
Peace! wonderful peace!
Peace! wonderful peace!
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross.

2 Sink the past forever ‘neath the cleansing tide,
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross;
Let the Holy Spirit in your heart abide,
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross. [Refrain]

3 Blessing free and boundless flowing from above,
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross;
Everlasting mercy, everlasting love,
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross. [Refrain]

4 Tell the joyful story everywhere you go,
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross;
Till the wide world over, ransomed souls shall know,
Peace thro’ the blood of the cross. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #43

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: Come while God is calling, hear His word today
Title: Peace through the blood of the cross
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Peace, wonderful peace

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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #9756TextScoreAudio
Include 18 pre-1979 instances



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