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Wells of Elim

Cool from the walls of Elim

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Cool from the walls of Elim]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Cool from the wells of Elim,
Softly the waters bright,
Under the waving palm trees,
Smiled in the peaceful light;
There were the tents so goodly,
There was a nation strong,
Resting awhile by Elim’s wells,
Praising the Lord in song.

Refrain:
O how a soul in Jesus
Loves of a stream to tell,
One that shall flow forever on,
Freely drawn from the living well.

2 Out of the rock in Horeb,
Smote by a wondrous rod,
Quickly the gushing waters
Came at the voice of God;
They who athirst were pining,
They who rebelled before,
Now, with delight and wonder filled,
Drank and were glad once more. [Refrain]

3 Purer than wells of Elim
Under the palm trees fair,
Sweeter than Horeb’s waters
Hailed by the fainting there,—
Low at the feet of mercy,
Fresh from the springs above,
Jesus the living water gives,
Bought with redeeming love. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #162

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Cool from the walls of Elim
Title: Wells of Elim
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: O how a soul in Jesus

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