Scripture Verse

A fountain will be opened to the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and impurity. Zechariah 13:1

Introduction

Words: James Ed­mes­ton, 1844.

Music: Em­man­u­el Carl C. N. Bal­le, 1850 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Ed­mes­ton or Bal­le (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Lyrics

Fountain of grace, rich, full and free,
What need I, that is not in Thee?
Full pardon, strength to meet the day,
And peace which none can take away.

Doth sickness fill my heart with fear,
’Tis sweet to know that Thou art near;
Am I with dread of justice tried,
’Tis sweet to know that Christ hath died.

In life, Thy promises of aid
Forbid my heart to be afraid;
In death, peace gently veils the eyes;
Christ rose, and I shall surely rise.