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Wonderful Power

Wonderful power of my wonderful King

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Wonderful power of my wonderful King!] (Gabriel)
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Wonderful pow’r of my wonderful King!
Mercy unbounded, I gratefully sing;
From all the billows that round me may roll,
Able and willing to rescue my soul.

Wonderful pow’r, wonderful pow’r!
Saving me, keeping me, life’s every hour;
Gladly I sing, trustfully sing,
Wonderful pow’r of my wonderful King.

2 Wonderful pow’r of the prayer-hearing Lord;
Trials a claim on His grace will afford;
On my dear Savior I cast ev'ry care,
Able and willing to answer my prayer. [Chorus]

3 Wonderful pow’r that will guide me aright,
Lead me from the shadows to marvelous light;
In fierce temptations, my refuge and stay,
Able and willing to keep me each day. [Chorus]

4 Able and willing, O Savior art Thou!
Able and willing to save me just now;
When earthly pathways no longer I roam,
Able and willing to welcome me home. [Chorus]

Source: Reformed Press Hymnal: an all around hymn book which will meet the requirements of every meeting where Christians gather for praise #184

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 power of my wonderful King
Title: Wonderful Power
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #9

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Awakening Songs #15

Diamonds #d256

Divine Praise #d183

Golden Bells #68

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Gospel Hymns and Songs #9

Joyful Praise #d136

New Joy in Service Songs No. 5 #d130


Reformed Press Hymnal #184

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Songs for Service #99

Triumphant Service Songs #184

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Victory Songs #24

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