Jesus is waiting his grace to bestow

Jesus is waiting his grace to bestow

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Jesus is waiting His grace to bestow]
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Jesus is waiting His grace to bestow,
Sin “red like crimson” He makes white as snow;
Loving us freely, His life-blood He gave;
Blessed Redeemer—He’s mighty to save!

Refrain:
Mighty to save, mighty to save—
Jesus is mighty to save!
Mighty to save, mighty to save—
Jesus is mighty to save!

2 Standing alone in the strife we shall fail,
Close to our Leader His might will prevail;
Or if a blessing for others we crave,
Look up to Jesus—He’s mighty to save! [Refrain]

3 Take Him the burden that weighs on your heart,
Take Him the trouble, He’ll comfort impart;
Held by His hand we can walk on the wave;
Look up to Jesus—He’s mighty to save! [Refrain]

4 Up from the valley the darkness is gone,
When Jesus brings there the beauty of dawn;
Vict’ry, glad vict’ry, we sing o’er the grave!
Glory to Jesus—He’s mighty to save! [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Praise and Salvation #3

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus is waiting his grace to bestow
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Mighty to save

Timeline

Instances

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Finest of the Wheat Male Chorus #44Page Scan
Hymns of Grace and Glory #d93
Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #137Page Scan
Living Hymns: for use in the Sabbath School, Christian Endeavor Meetings, the church & home #13Page Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #302Page Scan
Songs of Praise and Salvation #3TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Redemption #d121
Songs of Sovereign Grace #206a
Songs of the Living Way #d42
The Emory Hymnal: No. 2, sacred hymns and music for use in public worship, Sunday-schools, social meetings and family worship #73Page Scan
The Finest of the Wheat: hymns new and old, for missionary and revival meetings, and sabbath-schools #96Page Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #302Page Scan
The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #45Page Scan
Unfading Treasures: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Epworth Leagues, endeavor societies, pastors, evangelists, choristers, etc. #141Page Scan



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