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I have come just now from the wayside well

I have come just now from the wayside well

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [I have come just now from the wayside well]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I have come just now from the wayside well,
Where the Saviour sat in noontide ray,
And the words of peace from his lips that fell
I shall ne’er forget to my latest day.

I am the fountain of life, said he;
Come unto me, come unto me;
Who drinketh the water that I will give
Shall never, never thirst again.

2 As I stood and gazed on his earnest face,
How my faith went out to the love divine;
And the wondrous gift of his own free grace
He had kindly brought to a soul like mine. [Refrain]

3 O the joy that came, when in tears I spoke
Of a wasted life and a heart oppressed;
O the calm, sweet light from his eye that broke,
As he drew me into the ark of rest. [Refrain]

4 Is there one who longs at his feet to bow?
Is there one who longs of his love to tell?
Will you come, oh, come to the Saviour now?
He is waiting still by the wayside well. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #11

Author: Fanny J. 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: I have come just now from the wayside well
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: I am the fountain of life



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Melodious Sonnets #11TextAudioPage Scan
Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #193Page Scan
The Royal Fountain No.4: sacred songs and hymns for use in Sabbath-school or prayer meeting #53Page Scan