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Hymn Story—There Is a Fountain

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Eighteenth-century author and poet William Cowper had deep emotional and mental health issues. He struggled with depression, and he attempted suicide more than once.

Yet he left us this beautiful hymn:

There is a fountain filled with blood
Drawn from Emmanuel’s veins,
And sinners plunged beneath that flood
Lose all their guilty stains.

What an amazing statement of faith! Cowper counseled his own heart with what he knew to be true from God’s Word—even though at times he struggled, emotionally, to believe it.

Tomorrow, we remember that day when that cleansing fountain first flowed at Calvary. Cowper understood that Jesus shed His precious blood to deliver us from all sin, and He’ll keep delivering us “'til all the ransomed church of God” is finally “saved to sin no more!”

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

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About the Teacher

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.