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After Thy Grace

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1 After Thy grace, O Lord, I press,
Persistent ev'ry day,
I would be filled with righteousness;
Help me, my King, I pray.

2 Of strength divine I would take hold,
And live in highest peace;
Approach with love and faith so bold,
Unto Thy throne of grace.

3 Awake within me newer zeal,
To seek Thee ev'ry hour,
And let my sluggish spirit feel
The quick'ning of Thy pow'r.

4 Give me not up to mine own heart,
Baptize my soul in Thee,
Let me in Christ secure apart,
And in Him happy be.

Source: His Fullness Songs #357a

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

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First Line: After thy grace, O Lord, I press
Title: After Thy Grace
Author: Charles Price Jones
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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