It Just Suits Me

What a wonderful salvation, For its length and breadth and height

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [What a wonderful salvation]
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 What a wonderful salvation!
For its length and breadth and height,
Far excel the grandest knowledge
Of the seraphim in light;
I can never, never fathom
Half its holy mystery,
But I know it is for sinners,
And it just suits me.

Refrain:
It just suits me,
It just suits me,
This wonderful salvation,
It just suits me.

2 Oh, this blessed “whosoever,”
Calling ev’ry one who will,
To the sparkling, living waters
Flowing fully, freely still;
No, I know not why He loves me,
But His blood is all my plea;
I can trust His “whosoever,”
For it just suits me. [Refrain]

3 Precious promises of Jesus,
Sweeping ev’ry human need!
For the grace of our Redeemer
Must our highest thought exceed;
To the mighty, royal store-house
Let me use the golden key,
Find the special, tender promise
That will just suit me. [Refrain]

4 What a perfect, present Saviour!
What a true and loving friend,
Can we ever praise Him rightly?
Tell how grace and glory blend?
Now the Prince of Peace is reigning,
Overruling all I see;
So, whatever lot He orders,
May it just suit me. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #206b

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What a wonderful salvation, For its length and breadth and height
Title: It Just Suits Me
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: It just suits me

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Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Heart Melodies: Selected Hymns for Use in Evangelistic . . . 2nd ed. #d97
Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #131Page Scan
Songs of Joy and Gladness No. 2 #d240
Songs of Love and Praise #d219
Songs of Love and Praise No. 2 for use in meetings for christian worship or work #239Page Scan
Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 : For use in Meetings for Christian Worship of Work #31Page Scan
Songs of Praise #d264
Songs of Redemption #d250
Songs of Sovereign Grace #206bTextAudioPage Scan
Standardbearer Hymns #d115
Sunlit Songs #d173
The Emory Hymnal: No. 2, sacred hymns and music for use in public worship, Sunday-schools, social meetings and family worship #46Page Scan
The Soul Winner. Rev. #d138
The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #175Page Scan
Unfading Treasures: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Epworth Leagues, endeavor societies, pastors, evangelists, choristers, etc. #31Page Scan
Waves of Glory #163Page Scan
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