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'Tis sweet to know that Christ receives

'Tis sweet to know that Christ receives

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: ['Tis sweet to know that Christ receives]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

1 ‘Tis sweet to know that Christ receives,
The sinner who o’er sinning grieves,
That he who comes, however vile,
Shall meet the Lord’s forgiving smile.

Refrain:
‘Tis sweet to know, yes, sweet to know,
That Jesus loves, the sinner so,
That from his side the crimson flow,
Doth wash him whiter than the snow.

2 ‘Tis sweet to know that on the tree,
He paid the debt for you and me,
That when we come with contrite hearts,
His precious love our Lord imparts. [Refrain]

3 ‘Tis sweet to know that keeping grace,
He will bestow thro’out the race,
If we his dear commands obey,
If we but work, and watch, and pray. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.3 #26

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 >

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First Line: 'Tis sweet to know that Christ receives
Author: Harriet E. Jones

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Triumphant Songs No.3 #26

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