Marvelous grace of our loving Lord

Marvelous grace of our loving Lord

Author: Julia H. Johnston (1911)
Published in 103 hymnals

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1 Marvelous grace of our loving Lord,
Grace that exceeds our sin and our guilt,
Yonder, on Calvary’s mount outpoured,
There where the blood of the Lamb was spilt.

Grace, grace, God’s grace,
(Alto/bass: Marvelous grace, Infinite grace)
Grace that will pardon and cleanse within,
Grace, grace, God’s grace,
(Alto/bass: Marvelous grace, Infinite grace)
Grace that is greater than all our sin.

2 Sin and despair, like the sea waves cold,
Threaten the soul with infinite loss,
Grace that is greater, yes, grace untold,
Points to the Refuge, the Mighty Cross. [Refrain]

3 Dark is the stain that we cannot hide,
What can we do to wash it away?
Look! there is flowing a crimson tide;
Whiter than snow you may be today. [Refrain]

4 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]

Hymns Tried and True (1911)

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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