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I only know it reaches me

I know not why God's wondrous grace, to all the world

Author: Minnie B. Johnson
Published in 12 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I know not why God's wondrous grace,
To all the world he offers free,
Nor why his love shall never cease,
I only know it reaches me.

It reaches me, it reaches me,
God's grace so wondrous reaches me;
I know not why it is so free,
I only know it reaches me.

2 I know not why such saving faith
As this could ever, ever be
Bestowed on one of little worth,
I only know it reaches me. [Chorus]

3 I know not why the Spirit comes
A witness in my soul to be,
To witness to the cleansing power,
I only know it reaches me. [Chorus]

4 I know not why these gifts to man,
Or what in man the Lord could see,
That he should send such bounteous grace,
I only know it reaches me. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #94

Author: Minnie B. Johnson

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Text Information

First Line: I know not why God's wondrous grace, to all the world
Title: I only know it reaches me
Author: Minnie B. Johnson
Refrain First Line: It reaches me, it reaches me
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #7997
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The Cyber Hymnal #7997

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