Wonderful Mercy

Wonderful fountain that cleanseth from sin

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Wonderful fountain that cleanseth from sin] (Ackley)
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Wonderful fountain that cleanseth from sin,
Wonderful comfort, abiding within,
Peace rolling in like the waves of the sea;
Wonderful freedom, when Christ makes me free.

Wonderful, wonderful mercy I sing,
Wonderful grace of my wonderful King:
Wonderful favor from Heaven above,
Wonderful mercy and wonderful love.

2 Wonderful promises, meeting my need,
Wonderful answers, my pray'rs far exceed;
Wonderful help for the work of each hour;
Strength for the conflict, victorious pow'r. [Chorus]

3 Wonderful mansion that shineth so far,
Lit by my Savior, eternity's Star;
There shall I praise Him with Eden's bright throng,
Wonderful country, O wonderful song! [Chorus]

Source: Reformed Press Hymnal: an all around hymn book which will meet the requirements of every meeting where Christians gather for praise #175

Author: E. 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: Wonderful fountain that cleanseth from sin
Title: Wonderful Mercy
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wonderful, wonderful mercy I sing
Publication Date: 1916
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Melodies of Grace and Hope #d264


New Songs for Service #36

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Reformed Press Hymnal #175

Select Sacred Songs #d66

Songs of Christian Life #d151

Songs of the Christian Life #d167

Songs of the Great Salvation #48

Standard Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #d365

The Gospel in Song #d153

Triumphant Service Songs #175

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Victory Songs #10

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