A Sinner Saved

Hallelujah, hallelujah, O what joy divine

Author: Frank E. Graeff
Tune: [Hallelujah! hallelujah! O what joy divine]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hallelujah! hallelujah! O what joy divine!
Since I heard the voice of Jesus, “Fear not, thou art mine!”
Now a peace that passeth knowledge cheers each passing day,
While his glory freely given shines upon my way.

When the conflict of life is over, at his right hand
With the ransom’d from ev’ry nation, redeem’d I’ll stand;
There I’ll see my Savior,
And I’ll tell forever
How he saved when I came pleading before his feet.

2 Oh, it was a happy moment when I heard him say,
“Tho’ your sins be red as crimson, they are washed away;”
And he freely, freely gave me pardon full, complete,
As I lay a helpless sinner pleading at his feet. [Chorus]

3 Glory! glory! I keep singing all along my way,
For the peace of full salvation fills my soul today;
And my heart, so glad, rejoices—knowing he is mine,
For the Savior walks beside me... Comforter divine. [Chorus]

4 And in heav’n I’ll sing forever praises to his name,
And I’ll tell to list’ning angels how to me he came,
In his love so kind and tender, with forgiveness sweet,
When I lay a helpless sinner pleading at his feet. [Chorus]

Source: Songs for Work and Worship #124

Author: Frank E. Graeff

Frank E. Graeff was a minister in the Philadelphia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was a prolific writer of hymns, stories, poems and articles. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hallelujah, hallelujah, O what joy divine
Title: A Sinner Saved
Author: Frank E. Graeff
Language: English
Refrain First Line: When the conflict of life is over
Copyright: Public Domain



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