Pure cold water we would recommend

Pure cold water we would recommend

Author: F. E. Belden
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Pure, cold water!
We would recommend cold water;
'Tis the best of drinks for ev'ry son and daughter.
On the valley, or the plain, or the mountain,
There's no other drink compares with the fountain:
Cold water, cold water;
There is health in pure, cold water,
There is wealth in pure, cold water.
Bear away your wine and beer, and your cider;
Nature's right to rule must never be denied her.
We would recommend cold water, cold water,
Cold water, cold water,
We would recommend the pure, cold water!

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1386

Author: F. E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

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First Line: Pure cold water we would recommend
Author: F. E. Belden
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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