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

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Francis Bottome (1823–1894)

Words: Fran­cis Bot­tome, in the Full Sal­va­tion Hym­nal, ed­it­ed by J. E. Ir­vine (New York: Nel­son & Phill­ips, 1877).

Music: James Mc­Gra­na­han (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James McGranahan (1840–1907)
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Lyrics

Beneath the glo­ri­ous throne above,
The crys­tal fount­ain spring­ing,
A riv­er full of life and love,
Is joy and glad­ness bring­ing.

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O glo­ri­ous fount­ain now flow­ing so free,
O fount­ain of cleans­ing open­ed wide for me.

Through all my soul its wat­ers flow,
Thro’ all my na­ture steal­ing;
And deep with­in my heart I know
The con­scious­ness of heal­ing.

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The bar­ren wastes are fruit­ful lands,
The des­ert blooms with roses;
And He, the glo­ry of all lands,
His love­ly face dis­clos­es.

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My sun no more goes down by day,
My moon no more is wan­ing;
My feet run swift the shin­ing way,
The heav’n­ly por­tals gain­ing.

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Oh, depth of mer­cy! breadth of grace!
Oh, love of God unbound­ed!
My soul is lost in sweet amaze,
By won­drous love con­found­ed.

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