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Sweet Is the Promise

Sweet is the promise of Christ who died

Author: C. W. James
Tune: [Sweet is the promise of Christ who died]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sweet is the promise of Christ who died,
Opening for sinners the fountain wide;
Come ye and wash in the sacred tide
Flowing on Calvary from His side.

Sweet is the promise so rich and free,
Sweet is the promise of Christ to me;
Where He abideth I soon shall be,
Saved by His grace thro’ eternity.

2 Sweet is the promise, I hear Him say,
"All of thy burdens I’ll take away";
Sweet is the promise, "I’ll with thee stay,"
Thro’ all the stress of life’s weary day. [Refrain]

3 Sweet is the promise of Christ to all,
Answering freely His loving call;
If ye believe Him naught can appall,
For He will keep you whate’er befall. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9122

Author: C. W. James

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Text Information

First Line: Sweet is the promise of Christ who died
Title: Sweet Is the Promise
Author: C. W. James
Refrain First Line: Sweet is the promise so rich and free
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #9122
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #9122

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