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The Cleansing Wave
Words by Phoebe Palmer
Music by Mrs. J.E. Knapp

Zechariah 13:1
"In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David
and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness."

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

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

            Chorus
            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.

            Chorus
            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!

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

            Chorus
            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!


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