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Lord, thou hast promised grace for grace

Lord, thou hast promised grace for grace

Author: S. K. Cox
Tune: BELLEVILLE (Lutkin)
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Lord, Thou hast promised grace for grace
To all who daily seek Thy face;
To them who have, Thou givest more
Out of Thy vast, exhaustless store.

2. Each step we take but gathers strength
For further progress, till at length,
With ease the highest steeps we gain,
And count the mountain but a plain.

3. Who watch, and pray, and work each hour
Receive new life and added power,
A power fresh victories to win
Over the world, and self, and sin.

4. Help us, O Lord, that we may grow
In grace as Thou dost grace bestow;
And still Thy richer gifts repeat
Till grace in glory is complete.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4052

Author: S. K. Cox

Born: Ju­ly 16, 1823, Bal­ti­more, Ma­ry­land. Died: No­vem­ber 27, 1909, Har­ris­on­burg, Vir­gin­ia. Son of Meth­od­ist preach­er Lu­ther J. Cox and bro­ther of Christ­o­pher Cox, Sam­u­el was a first cou­sin to Bi­shop John C. Keen­er. In 1844, he joined the Meth­od­ist Mar­y­land Con­fer­ence, of which his father had been one of the or­gan­iz­ers in 1828. Af­ter pas­tor­ates in Wash­ing­ton, DC, and else­where, in 1853 he be­came Pro­fess­or of Men­tal and Mor­al Phil­o­so­phy at Ma­di­son Coll­ege, Un­ion­town, Penn­syl­van­ia. He held that po­si­tion a num­ber of years, then en­gaged in edu­ca­tion­al work in Vir­gin­ia and Al­a­ba­ma un­til 1866, when he joined t… Go to person page >

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Author: S. K. Cox

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