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Saved by grace O blessed tidings

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 A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Saved by grace O blessed tidings
Author: William A. Ogden
Refrain First Line: Saved by grace, O wondrous thought

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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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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