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Come, Get On Resting Ground

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1 In the carnal state of sin and fear,
There can no rest be found
So press up where the light is clear,
And get on resting ground.

Refrain:
Come, get on resting ground,
Where peace and love abound,
Where Christ alone rules on the throne.
Come, get on resting ground.

2 The battle for awhile may rage,
More fiercely than before,
But all your pow'rs of soul engage,
And it will soon be o'er. [Refrain]

3 But don't give up, although it seem
You have no pow'r to win;
Christ gave His blood you to redeem,
And it does cleanse from sin. [Refrain]

4 Your case may seem a hopeless one,
And Christ seem far away,
Yet in your heart He'll make His throne,
If you desire and pray. [Refrain]

5 O don't delay, each passing hour
But makes your chance the less;
Just promise God to sin no more,
And claim His righteousness. [Refrain]

6 The Spirit's promise is to you
As well as those of yore:
Today by faith your strength renew,
And live forevermore. [Refrain]

7 No matter if you've tried before,
Try yet once more– or die:
There's rest for you in Christ, I'm sure,
He will not you deny. [Refrain]

Source: His Fullness Songs #264

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the carnal state of sin and fear
Title: Come, Get On Resting Ground
Author: Charles Price Jones
Refrain First Line: Come, get on resting ground
Copyright: Public Domain

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His Fullness Songs #264

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