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The Gospel Pool 34t

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Eld. Edmund Dumas, 1869
Poet: John Newton, 1779
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Beside the gospel pool,
Appointed for the poor,
From time to time my helpless soul,
Has waited for a cure.


Beside the gospel pool,, Stanza 1
2
But whither can I go?
There is no other pool,
Where streams of sovíreign virtue flow,
To make a sinner whole.


Beside the gospel pool,, Stanza 6