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Jesus passed through Jericho, as to the cross He went

Jesus passed through Jericho, as to the cross He went

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Jesus passed through Jericho, as to the cross He went]
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Jesus pass’d thro’ Jericho, as to the cross He went;
To the sinful and the lost the Son of God was sent;
All the suff’ring ones of earth, the blind, the halt and lame,
Called His kind compassion forth, for unto them He came.

Refrain:
Saviour, I believe;
Let me now my sight receive;
Christ of Jericho,
Let me Thy salvation know.

2 Jesus pass’d thro’ Jericho; with joy the blind man heard;
Heeding not the world’s reproach, he begg’d a healing word;
This his opportunity; for him salvation’s day;
“Lord, I would receive my sight; have mercy, now, I pray.” [Refrain]

3 Jesus pass’d thro’ Jericho, and still He passeth by;
Would you from your sin be free? to Him lift up your cry;
Call to Him in humble faith; He cometh now this way!
Lo, the Christ of Jericho will save your soul today. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #141

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 passed through Jericho, as to the cross He went
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Savior, I believe

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9429
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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