Through the crowded streets of Jericho

Through the crowded streets of Jericho

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Tune: [Through the crowded streets of Jericho see] (Pollock)
Published in 8 hymnals

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1 Thro’ the crowded streets of Jericho see
The holy Nazarene go;
Hear the shouts of praise from the happy ones there,
Who His healing virtues know.

Praise ye the Lord, His mercies show,
Ever in His love confide;
More than we ask will He bestow,
Willingly with us abide.

2 In the friendly shade of sycamore tree,
The joyful publican see;
Hear the Master’s voice saying, "Zaccheus, come,
For I must abide with thee." [Refrain]

3 Like an earnest little Zaccheus, I
Would fain the Holy One see;
I would haste with joy at the blessèd command,
"For I must abide with thee." [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12180

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Through the crowded streets of Jericho
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Praise ye the Lord, his mercies show



The Cyber Hymnal #12180
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The Cyber Hymnal #12180

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