Marvelous grace of our loving Lord

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1 Marvelous grace of our loving Lord,
grace that exceeds our sin and our guilt,
yonder on Calvary's mount out-poured,
there where the blood of the Lamb was spilt.

Grace, grace, God's grace,
grace that will pardon and cleanse within;
grace, grace, God's grace,
grace that is greater than all our sin.

2 Dark is the stain that we cannot hide,
what can avail to wash it away!
Look! there is flowing a crimson tide;
whiter than snow you may be today. [Refrain]

3 Marvelous, infinite, matchless grace,
freely bestowed on all who believe;
you that are longing to see his face,
will you this moment his grace receive? [Refrain]

Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #696

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County, but she moved with her family to Peoria, IL, at six years of age and spent the rest of her life there. Her father, Robert Johnston, was minister with the FIrst Presbyterian Church of Peoria from 1856 until his death in 1864. Julia became a Sunday school teacher, and for 41 years was head of the infant class in the children’s department. In addition, for twenty years, Julia was president of the Presbyterian Missionary Society of Peoria which had been founded by her mother. Also a prolific author, she produced primary Sunday school lesson material for the David C. Cook Publishing Co. of Chicago, IL, and had several of her own works pub… Go to person page >



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