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Grace Divine Has Done It All

I once was fettered, lone and sad

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [I once was fettered, lone and sad]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 I once was fettered, lone and sad,
But now I’m free and whole and glad;
No longer pleasures vain enthrall,
And Grace Divine has done it all.

All glory to the Lamb,
A child of God today I am!
Redeemed no more to fall,
And Grace Divine has done it all.

2 The Savior found me deep in night,
And let me to the plains of light;
No more in vain for help I call,
And Grace Divine has done it all. [Refrain]

3 The love that Christ has shown for me,
My sweetest song will ever be;
My greatest trials now are small,
And Grace Divine has done it all. [Refrain]

4 O ye who totter under sin,
Just let the love of Jesus in;
Your souls will sing, your burdens fall,
And Grace Divine has done it all. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns #38

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. 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: I once was fettered, lone and sad
Title: Grace Divine Has Done It All
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: All glory to the Lamb
Publication Date: 1911
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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Great Revival Hymns #38

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