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A Perfect Path of Purest Grace

A perfect path of purest grace

Author: Wylie Macleod
Tune: ABRIDGE (Smith)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1. A perfect path of purest grace,
Unblemished and complete,
Was Thine, Thou spotless Nazarite,
Pure, even to the feet.

2. Thy stainless life, Thy lovely walk,
In every aspect true,
From the defilement all around,
No taint of evil drew.

3. No broken service, Lord was Thine,
No change was in Thy way;
Unsullied in Thy holiness,
Thy strength knew no decay.

4. The vow was on Thee—Thou didst come,
To yield Thyself to death;
And consecration marked Thy path,
And spoke in every breath.

5. Morning by morning Thou didst wake,
Amidst this poisoned air;
Yet no contagion touched Thy soul,
No sin disturbed Thy prayer.

6. Thus, Lord we love to trace Thy course,
To mark where Thou hast trod,
And follow Thee with loving eye,
Up to the throne of God.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5586

Author: Wylie Macleod

Macleod, Wylie, Esq. Barrister-at-law, and formerly one of Her majesty’s Judges at Calcutta, another old and valuable friend of the British and Foreign Bible society, entered into the heavenly home for which he had been longing, on Sunday, Sept. 25, aged 65. In Calcutta, Mr Wylie was for many years active in the interests of the Society, as Secretary of its Auxiliary. His communications home were long and important, and have often been referred to in the Reports. In 1855 the Committee on his return to his native country appointed him an Hon. Life Governor of the Society. In 1870 he was a member of the Committee. Mr. Wylie was everywhere an active worker in his Master’s service. His life latterly was often one of suffering, but… Go to person page >

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First Line: A perfect path of purest grace
Title: A Perfect Path of Purest Grace
Author: Wylie Macleod
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #5586
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