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Step into the pool

The beautiful waters are moving

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [The beautiful waters are moving]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The beautiful waters are moving,
For sin and uncleanness they roll;
For you and for me, the healing is free,
O let us step into the pool!

O let us step into the pool,
This moment step into the pool!
The waters are troubled, for healing they roll,
O let us step into the pool!

2 An angel has troubled the waters,
There’s cleansing within for the soul;
Come friends and step in, be freed from all sin,
O let us step into the pool! [Refrain]

3 Just now, while the waters are troubled,
O come and find health for the soul!
The dear, blind and lame with lepers the same
May bathe and be cured in this pool. [Refrain]

4 O beautiful, beautiful waters,
Where all who will bathe may be whole!
O who would not come, find health, wealth and home,
Within the bright depths of this pool? [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 5 #40

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The beautiful waters are moving
Title: Step into the pool
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: O let us step into the pool
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