Wonderful promise, all things are mine

Wonderful promise, all things are mine

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Wonderful promise, all things are mine]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Wonderful promise! all things are mine;
Jesus my surety, Savior divine,
Mine by a con’vant, order’d and sure,
Sign’d by his lifeblood, seal’d and secure.

Wonderful, wonderful promise!
Lord, be it mine;
Glory and blessings forever,
Savior, be thine.

2 Peace that my Spirit freshens and calms,
Praise and rejoicing, jubilant psalms;
Comfort in sorrow, strength as my day,
Wells of salvation cheering the way. [Refrain]

3 Finding the treasures time cannot dim,
Joy in his service likeness to him;
Grace all abounding, fullness of love;
Blessings unmeasur’d stream from above. [Refrain]

4 All things in Jesus, since he is mine;
Light from its fountain, life from the vine
Only to trust him, only to take
Gifts of his purchase, for his dear sake. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat: hymns new and old, for missionary and revival meetings, and sabbath-schools #176

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 >

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First Line: Wonderful promise, all things are mine
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Finest of the Wheat #176

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