• “By confessing sin we gather strength to resist it; thereby the enemy of our souls is foiled, the conscience is kept tender, the heart is sanctified, and the blood of Jesus becomes increasingly precious. Let us constantly flee to the cleansing fountain!” – Mary Winslow

Charitie L. Bancroft (1841-1923)

Born: June 21, 1841, Bloom­field, Mer­ri­on, Coun­ty Dub­lin, Ire­land.

Died: June 20, 1923.

Buried: Mount­ain View Cem­e­te­ry, Oak­land, Cal­i­for­nia.

Charitie was the daugh­ter of Sid­ney Smith, Rec­tor of Drum­ragh, Coun­ty Ty­rone, Ire­land. She mar­ried Ar­thur E. Ban­croft in 1869. Her hymns ap­peared in Lyra Bri­tan­ni­ca, Bi­shop Ryle’s Spir­it­u­al Songs, in other col­lect­ions, and as leaf­lets.

(NetHymnal)

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The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in From this time forth, and even forevermore. — Psalm 121:7-8 (NKJV)

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