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In Calvary's fountain, deep and wide

In Calvary's fountain, deep and wide

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [In Calvary's fountain, deep and wide]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In Calv’ry’s fountain, deep and wide,
I’ll wash my guilty soul;
And in the Rock of Ages hide,
When storms of sorrow roll.

If we walk in the light, as he is in the light,
If we walk in the light, as he is in the light,
We have fellowship,
We have fellowship,
We have fellowship one with another,
And the blood of Jesus Christ his Son,
Cleanseth us from all sin.

2 A joy there is to earth unknown,
A gift from heav’n above;
Its light around my pathway shone,
Through everlasting love. [Refrain]

3 O let me follow Jesus still,
Upon this shining way,
And ‘mid life’s changeful good and ill,
Find his unchanging day. [Refrain]

4 All glory to the Lamb of God,
Who takes away my sin;
He sweetly sheds his love abroad,
And gives me peace within. [Refrain]

Source: The Best of All: complete #232

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: In Calvary's fountain, deep and wide
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: If we walk in the light



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

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Sunday-School Praises #118

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The Best of All #232

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The Golden Sheaf #152

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