As He went out of Jericho with His disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the highway side begging.@Mark 10:46
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Charles H. Gabriel (1856-1932)

Eliza E. Hewitt, in Alexander’s Hymns No. 3, edited by Charles M. Alexander (New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1915).

Charles H. Gabriel (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Eliza E. Hewitt (1851-1920)

Jesus passed thro’ Jericho,
As to the cross He went;
To the sinful and the lost
The Son of God was sent;
All the suffering ones of earth,
The blind, the halt, the lame,
Called His kind compassion forth,
For unto them He came.

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Savior, I believe;
Let me now my sight receive;
Christ of Jericho,
Let me Thy salvation know.

Jesus passed thro’ Jericho;
With joy the blind man heard;
Heeding not the world’s reproach,
He begged a healing word;
This his opportunity,
For him salvation’s day;
Lord, I would receive my sight;
Have mercy now, I pray.

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Jesus passed thro’ Jericho,
And still He passeth by;
Would you from your sin be free?
To Him lift up your cry;
Call to Him in humble faith,
He cometh now this way!
Lo, the Christ of Jericho
Will save your soul today.

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