257. Only a Sinner

1 Naught have I gotten but what I received;
Grace hath bestowed it since I have believed;
Boasting excluded, pride I abase;
I’m only a sinner, saved by grace!

Chorus:
Only a sinner saved by grace!
Only a sinner saved by grace!
This is my story, to God be the glory—-
I’m only a sinner saved by grace!

2 Once I was foolish, and sin ruled my heart,
Causing my footsteps from God to depart;
Jesus hath found me, happy my case;
I now am a sinner, saved by grace! (Chorus)

3 Tears unavailing, no merit had I;
Mercy had saved me, or else I must die;
Sin had alarmed me, fearing God’s face;
But now I’m a sinner saved by grace! (Chorus)

4 Suffer a sinner whose heart overflows,
Loving his Savior to tell what he knows;
Once more to tell it would I embrace--
I’m only a sinner saved by grace! (Chorus)

Text Information
First Line: Naught have I gotten but what I received
Title: Only a Sinner
Author: James M. Gray
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture: Ephesians 2:8
Refrain First Line: Only a sinner saved by grace!
Tune Information
Name: [Naught have I gotten but what I received]
Composer: Daniel B. Towner
Key: B♭ Major



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