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Saved By Grace

Saved by grace O blessed tidings

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [Saved by grace, O blessed tidings]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sav’d by grace, oh, blessed tidings,
Wonderful His love to show,
Jesus died to bring salvation
To the perishing below.

Refrain:
Sav’d by grace, oh, blessed thought,
By my Saviour’s blood I’m bought.

2 Sav’d by grace, oh, blessed tidings,
Jesus drank the cup for me,
Bow’d His head and cried “’Tis finished!”
Now my soul is counted free. [Refrain]

3 Sav’d by grace, oh, blessed tidings,
Happy he who can repeat,
Who can sing redemption’s story,
Sitting at the Saviour’s feet. [Refrain]

4 Sav’d by grace, I’ll sing forever,
Tell the wondrous news abroad,
Spread the gospel tidings ever,
“Worthy is the Lamb of God.” [Refrain]

Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #183

Author: William A. Ogden

William Augustine Ogden USA 1841-1897. Born at Franklin County, OH, his family moved to IN when he was age six. He studied music in local singing schools at age 8, and by age 10 could read church music fairly well. Later, he could write out a melody by hearing it sung or played. He enlisted in the American Civil War in the 30th IN Volunteer Infantry. During the war he organized a male choir which became well known throughout the Army of the Cumberland. After the war, he returned home, resumed music study, and taught school. He married Jennie V Headington, and they had two children: Lowell and Marian. He worked for the Iowa Normal School, Toledo Public School System. Among his teachers: Lowell Mason, Thomas Hastings, E E Baily and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Saved by grace O blessed tidings
Title: Saved By Grace
Author: William A. Ogden
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Saved by grace, O wondrous thought
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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Carols of Praise #52

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Gathered Jewels #117

Gospel Gems #d132

Harp of Zion #d77

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Joy Bells #33

New Joy Bells #d112

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New pearls of song #29

The Crowning Triumph #d102

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The Helper in Sacred Song #183

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The Helping Hand #11

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