By Grace I'l Stand

Once I was far from Jesus, a stranger to His grace

Author: J. H. A.
Tune: [Once I was far from Jesus, a stranger to His grace]
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1 Once I was far from Jesus, a stranger to His grace,
But o'er the mountains bleak and cold He sought my steps to trace;
One day, praise God, He found me, and brought me to His fold,
And now I feel His wondrous grace can ne'er be fully told.

Chorus:
Yes, by grace alone, God helping me, I'll stand.
True and faithful till I reach the Glory land,
Just trusting Him each moment for His help divine,
Confessing Jesus, my blessed Saviour.

2 He's filled my life with blessing, and chang'd my heart's desire,
To witness for Him day by day my soul is all on fire,
Full well I know that dangers lie thickly round my way,
But keeping sight of Jesus Christ I cannot go astray. [Chorus]

3 So more and more of Jesus I'm learing ev'ry day,
With such a precious Friend and Guide I'll follow all the way;
I can reflect His image, and ev'ry one around
My testimony clear shall know to the Saviour I have found. [Chorus]

Source: Melodies of Grace and Truth #51

Author: J. H. A.

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First Line: Once I was far from Jesus, a stranger to His grace
Title: By Grace I'l Stand
Author: J. H. A.
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yes, by grace alone, God helping me, I'll stand
Copyright: Public Domain

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Melodies of Grace and Truth #51

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