The Crimson Fount

On the cross of Calvary the price of sin was fully paid

Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas
Tune: [On the cross of Calvary the price of sin was fully paid]
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Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas

Lillenas, Bertha Mae (nee Wilson). (?--1945). First wife of Haldor Lillenas, mother of their two children. Ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Evangelist, singer, and composer, as well as artist at the piano. Deets Pacific Bible College, Los Angeles (later Pasadena College). With his husband, pastored churches at Lompoc and Pomona, California; Auburn, Illinois; Peniel, Texas; Redlands, Calif.; and Indianapolis, Indiana. She often preached. She had a gift for writing songs easy to sing on powerful gospel themes. Sing she was a contralto, she wrote most numbers in a low key. The words to one of her best-known songs, "Jesus Took My Burden," were sent to Haldor Lillenas to be set to music, but the musical setting he wrote visited v… Go to person page >

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First Line: On the cross of Calvary the price of sin was fully paid
Title: The Crimson Fount
Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Oh, the crimson fount is open wide
Publication Date: 1939
Copyright: 1938 by Percy B. Crawford

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