J.W. Peterson

I THIRSTED in the barren land of sin and shame,

And nothing satisfying there I found;

But to the blessed cross of Christ one day I came,

Where springs of living water did abound.

Drinking of the springs of living water,

Happy now am I,

My soul they satisfy;

Drinking at the springs of living water;

O wonderful and bountiful supply.


How sweet the living water from the hills of God,

It makes me glad and happy all the way;

Now glory grace and blessing mark the path I’ve trod,

I’m shouting “Hallelujah” every day.


O sinner, won’t you come today to Calvary,

A fountain there is flowing deep and wide;

The Savior now invites you to the water free,

Where thirsting spirits can be satisfied.

Copyright 1950 Renewed 1978 John W. Peterson Music Company CCLI# 1.17.1297


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