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There is a fountain deep and wide

There is a fountain deep and wide

Author: John H. Stockton
Tune: [There is a fountain, deep and wide]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is a fountain, deep and wide,
Where flows the crimson flood,
Once opened in my Saviour's side,
And filled with hallowed blood.

Washed in the blood of the Lamb,
Whiter than snow I shall be;
Washed in the blood of the Lamb,
Who died on Calvary.

2 How can I rest, my gracious Lord,
Till I am pure within?
Oh, purify me through thy blood,
From all my inbred sin. [Refrain]

3 With welcome kind thou dost receive
My consecrated soul;
While I in thee my Lord believe,
Thy blood doth make me whole. [Refrain]

4 Oh, how shall I the Saviour praise
Who shed his blood for me!
In loudest strains my voice I'll raise,
And shout the victory. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #59

Author: John H. Stockton

Stockton, John Hart, a Methodist minister, was born in 1813, and died in 1877. He was a member of the New Jersey Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the successive pastoral charges that he filled as a member of that Conference are found in the Conference Journal. He was not only a preacher, but a musician and composer of tunes, as well as hymn writer. He published two gospel song books: Salvation Melodies, 1874, and Precious Songs, 1875. Hymn Writers of the Church by Charles Nutter, 1911… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a fountain deep and wide
Author: John H. Stockton
Refrain First Line: Washed in the blood of the Lamb



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
TextAudioPage Scan

Calvary Songs #59

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d177

Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d264

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The Highway Hymnal #160

The Life Line #d107

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