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“The Cleansing Wave”

 Oh, now I see the cleansing wave!
The fountain deep and wide;
Jesus, my Lord, mighty to save,
Points to His wounded side.



The cleansing stream I see! I see!
I plunge, and oh, it cleanseth me!
Oh, praise the Lord! It cleanseth me!
It cleanseth me—yes, cleanseth me.


I rise to walk in Heav’n’s own light,
Above the world and sin,
With heart made pure and garments white,
And Christ enthroned within.


I see the new creation rise;
I hear the speaking blood.
It speaks! Polluted nature dies!
Sinks ’neath the cleansing flood.


Amazing grace! ’tis Heav’n below
To feel the blood applied,
And Jesus, only Jesus know,
My Jesus crucified.

Phoebe Palmer Knapp died this date, 7/10/1908.   She was born, 3/9/1839, the daughter Dr. and Mrs. Wal­ter C. Palm­er (Phoebe).   At sixteen years of age she married Joseph Fair­field Knapp, an official of Met­ro­pol­i­tan Life In­sur­ance Com­pa­ny.   They were Methodists.

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