Wonderful Salvation

I heard the blessed song of God’s free grace

Author: Rev. Neal A. McAulay
Tune: [I heard the blessed song of God’s free grace]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I heard the blessed song of God’s free grace,
How poor and needy souls His love could trace;
I heard that Jesus bled upon the tree,—
I wondered if that blood was shed for me.

Refrain:
Wonderful salvation!
Boundless, deep and wide and so free,
Wonderful salvation;
Purchased by His death upon the tree.

2 I cam unto the cross with burdened soul,
I cried for cleaning grace to make me whole;
I laid my weary heart at Jesus’ feet,
And there I felt His pard’ning love so sweet. [Refrain]

3 And now I love to work for Him each day,
‘Tis sweet to have His spirit lead the way,
His word is ever precious to my soul,
His love shall be my song while ages roll. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #40

Author: Rev. Neal A. McAulay

McAulay, Neal A. (Nova Scotia, March, 1854--?). Born of Scottish parents "in the English town of Nova Scotia." At age 21 he moved to Boston and from there to Portland, Maine, in 1876. Converted in 1877; went to Chicago in 1882, and entered McCormick Theological Seminary in 1883 (B.D., 1886). Pastorates in Presbyterian churches in Wilton, Iowa (1886-1907) and Lyons, Louisiana (1907-?). In 1889 began writing gospel hymns. --Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I heard the blessed song of God’s free grace
Title: Wonderful Salvation
Author: Rev. Neal A. McAulay
Refrain First Line: Wonderful salvation
Publication Date: 1897
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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