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Jesus is waiting his grace to bestow

Jesus is waiting his grace to bestow

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Jesus is waiting His grace to bestow]
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus is waiting His grace to bestow,
Sin “red like crimson” He makes white as snow;
Loving us freely, His life-blood He gave;
Blessed Redeemer—He’s mighty to save!

Mighty to save, mighty to save—
Jesus is mighty to save!
Mighty to save, mighty to save—
Jesus is mighty to save!

2 Standing alone in the strife we shall fail,
Close to our Leader His might will prevail;
Or if a blessing for others we crave,
Look up to Jesus—He’s mighty to save! [Refrain]

3 Take Him the burden that weighs on your heart,
Take Him the trouble, He’ll comfort impart;
Held by His hand we can walk on the wave;
Look up to Jesus—He’s mighty to save! [Refrain]

4 Up from the valley the darkness is gone,
When Jesus brings there the beauty of dawn;
Vict’ry, glad vict’ry, we sing o’er the grave!
Glory to Jesus—He’s mighty to save! [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Praise and Salvation #3

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: Jesus is waiting his grace to bestow
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Mighty to save



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Finest of the Wheat Male Chorus #44

Hymns of Grace and Glory #d93

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Joyful Sound #137

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Living Hymns #13

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Sacred Trio #302

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Songs of Praise and Salvation #3

Songs of Redemption #d121

Songs of Sovereign Grace #206a

Songs of the Living Way #d42

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The Emory Hymnal #73

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The Finest of the Wheat #96

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The Sacred Trio #302

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The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #45

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Unfading Treasures #141

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