I sought the blessed Redeemer

I sought the blessed Redeemer

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [I sought the blessed Redeemer]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 I sought the blessed Redeemer,
Thro’ crowds I pressed my way;
I touched the hem of His garment,
And I am whole today.

Refrain:
My faith has made me whole,
And sin has lost control.
I touched the hem of His garment,
There’s glory in my soul!

2 O come to Jesus, the Saviour,
All ye who need a cure;
He waits this moment to bless you,
To save and make you pure. [Refrain]

3 O come to Jesus, believing,
On Him your burdens roll;
The One so ready to cleanse you,
Will fill with joy your soul. [Refrain]

4 O come to Jesus, the Healer,
The Life, the Truth, the Way;
Come, touch the hem of His garment,
Be cleansed and saved today! [Refrain]

Source: Revival Hymns: a Collection of New and Standard Hymns for Gospel and social meetings, Sunday schools and Young People's Societies #29

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I sought the blessed Redeemer
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: My faith has made me whole



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