'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

Audio files: MIDI

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.

‘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 >

Text Information

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


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextAudioPage Scan

Triumphant Songs No.3 #26

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us