Grace Enough for Me

In looking through my tears one day

Author: E. O. Excell
Tune: [In looking through my tears one day]
Published in 68 hymnals

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1 In looking thro' my tears one day,
I found Mount Calvary,
Beneath the cross there flowed a stream
Of grace, enough for me.

Grace is flowing from Calvary,
Grace as fathomless as the sea,
Grace for time and eternity,
Grace enough for me.

2 While standing there, my trembling heart,
Once full of agony,
Could scarce believe the sight I saw
Of grace, enough for me. [Chorus]

3 When I beheld my ev'ry sin
Nailed to the cruel tree,
I felt a flood go thro' my soul
Of grace, enough for me. [Chorus]

4 When I am safe within the veil,
My portion there will be,
To sing thro' all the years to come
Of grace, enough for me. [Chorus]

Source: Tabernacle Hymns Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #211

Author: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

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First Line: In looking through my tears one day
Title: Grace Enough for Me
Author: E. O. Excell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Grace is flowing from Calvary
Copyright: Public Domain



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