Step into the waters of love

The fountain of healing is open

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [The fountain of healing is open]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The fountain of healing is open,
The waters are troubled to-night;
And all who shall plunge ’neath the billows
May rise in the raiment of white.

Then come to this fountain of healing,
Step into the waters of love;
Be clothed in the garment of beauty,
Be heir to the riches above.

2 There’s nothing unholy can enter
The beautiful kingdom of light;
The garments of all must be spotless,
Who sit with our King on the right. [Refrain]

3 Oh, come with your sins and transgressions,
This moment stop into the pool,
To rise from its depths with rejoicing,
With not a dark blot on your soul. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #57

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 fountain of healing is open
Title: Step into the waters of love
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Then come to this fountain
Copyright: Public Domain



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Our Hymns #57

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #57

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The New Living Hymns (Living Hymns No. 2) #57

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