To Calvary I will go

Down into the fountain I would deeper go

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Down into the fountain I will humbly go]
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Down into the fountain I will humbly go;
Down into the fountain, making white as snow;
Though with sins of scarlet, and of crimson dyed,
I shall come up spotless from the saving tide.

Refrain:
To Calv’ry I will go,
The blessed Word I know,
The precious blood of Jesus cleanseth white as snow;
His voice is calling still
To “whosoever will,”
Down into the fountain I will humbly go.

2 Down into the fountain, deeper, deeper still,
Till the grace of Jesus all my being fill;
Till the Holy Spirit works the change divine,
Making “earthen vessels” with his glory shine. [Refrain]

3 Down into the fountain flowing from the cross,
Let the mighty currents sweep away all dross;
Ever there abiding thro’ his wondrous love,
Washed and cleansed forever for the feast above. [Refrain]

Source: Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #218

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: Down into the fountain I would deeper go
Title: To Calvary I will go
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: To Calvary I will go, the blessed Word I know

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Diadems: a collection of religious songs, new and old, for the church and Sunday school #328Page Scan
Enduring Hymns #d36
Famous Gospel Hymns #29Page Scan
Famous Hymns #29Page Scan
Gospel Bells #d36
Hymns of Glory No. 2 #d38
Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #218TextAudioPage Scan
Ministry in Song #d28
Songs of Conquest #130Page Scan
Songs of Salvation and Service. #d47
Songs of Salvation and Service. Revised #221Page Scan
Songs of the Century #d37
The Harmonic Chimes for Revivals, Praise Meetings, Church Worship ... #d25
The New Evangel #d44
The New Make Christ King #d32
The World Evangel #252Page Scan
Winona Hymns #196Page Scan
World Revival Hymns #d34



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