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O matchless, marvelous grace of God

O matchless, marvelous grace of God

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [O matchless, marvelous grace of God!]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, matchless, marvelous grace of God!
Oh, royal, kingly Word!
In toil and trial, grief and loss,
This promise sweet is heard.

My grace is sufficient for thee,
My grace is sufficient for thee,
Oh, precious, precious grace of God,
My grace is sufficient for thee.

2 “Sufficient grace,” the record stands,
Hast thou thine own received?
Thy faith shall measure thy supply,
Hast thou indeed believed? [Refrain]

3 For thee, for thee, oh, wondrous word!
Thy utmost need supplied,
Though thousand others claim the boon,
Thou shalt be satisfied. [Refrain]

4 The witness of ten thousand saints
Confirms the promise blest,
Let now the pow’r of this same word
In me be manifest! [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #66

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. 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: O matchless, marvelous grace of God
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: My grace is sufficient for thee



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Echoes of Eden #d101

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Gathered Jewels #46

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d156

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Songs of Grace and Glory #66

The Happy Singer #d103

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