Just one touch as He moves along

Just one touch as He moves along

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Just one touch as He moves along]
Published in 48 hymnals

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1 Just one touch as He moves along,
Pushed and press'd by the jostling throng,
Just one touch and the weak was strong,
Cured by the Healer divine.

Just one touch as He passes by,
He will list to the faintest cry;
Come and be saved while the Lord is nigh,
Christ is the Healer divine.

2 Just one touch and He makes me whole,
Speaks sweet peace to my sin sick soul,
At His feet all my burdens roll,
Cured by the Healer divine. [Chorus]

3 Just on touch and the work is done,
I am saved by the blessed Son,
I will sing while the ages run,
Cured by the Healer divine. [Chorus]

4 Just one touch and He turns to me,
O the love in His eyes I see!
I am His, for He hears my plea,
Cured by the Healer divine [Chorus]

5 Just one touch; by His mighty pow'r
He can heal thee this very hour,
Give sweet peace, tho' the tempests low'r,
Cured by the Healer divine. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #18

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >



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