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The Army and Navy Hymnal/Hymns/There Is a Fountain

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There Is a Fountain 197
(COWPER C. M.)
William Cowper, 1731-1800 Lowell Mason, 1792-1882
 

1.There is a fountain filled with blood,
Drawn from Immanuel's veins;
And sinners plunged beneath that flood,
Lose all their guilty stains,
Lose all their guilty stains.
2.The dying thief rejoiced to see
That fountain in his day;
And there may I, though vile as he,
Wash all my sins away,
Wash all my sins away.
3.Dear dying Lamb, thy precious blood
Shall never lose its power,
Till all the ransomed church of God
Be saved to sin no more,
Be saved to sin no more.
4.E'er since, by faith, I saw the stream
Thy flowing wounds supply,
Redeeming love has been my theme,
And shall be, till I die,
And shall be, till I die.
5.Then in a nobler, sweeter song,
I'll sing thy power to save,
When this poor lisping, stammering tongue
Lies silent in the grave,
Lies silent in the grave. Amen.