I’m Living Under Grace

I've left Egypt and its sin behind me

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [I've left Egypt and its sin behind me]
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1 I’ve left Egypt and its sin behind me,
Pitched my tent in Canaan’s blest embrace,
Told the world that it may ever find me
Living under grace.

Refrain:
From sin and condemnation, I now am free,
I’ve tasted full salvation and it just suits me;
I live in perfect freedom, in ev’ry time and place,
For I’m not living under law, but under grace.

2 When temptation spreads its net around me,
Then I look into my Saviour’s face,
And rejoice to know that sin has found me
Living under grace. [Refrain]

3 On the mountain-top of blessing living,
There can be no safer resting place;
Here all glory to my Lord I’m giving,
Living under grace. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #3

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

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First Line: I've left Egypt and its sin behind me
Title: I’m Living Under Grace
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: From sin and condemnation, I now am free
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: Public Domain

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New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #3

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