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The Grace of God

The grace of God that brings salvation

Author: Clara McAlister Brooks
Tune: [The grace of God that brings salvation]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The grace of God that brings salvation
And teaches righteousness,
Appeareth unto every nation,
Their darkened souls to bless.

Refrain:
Wondrous grace, pure gift from heaven!
Grace to set the captives free!
Grace of God, so kindly given
By the Savior unto me.

2 His wondrous grace is all-sufficient,
And hours of deepest need
Are sanctified by God omniscient,
If we His promise plead. [Refrain]

3 Within the heart His grace abounding
Will give us pow’r to reign;
Through Jesus, when the foe’s surrounding,
The vict’ry we shall gain. [Refrain]

4 Our Father grace and glory giveth
In blessings manifold;
From him who pure before Him liveth,
No good will He withhold. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Clara McAlister Brooks

Birth: Oct. 9, 1882, Parke County, Indiana, USA Death: Mar. 20, 1980, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA Clara McAlister Brooks was one of our early songwriters and four of her pieces are in the current hymnal. From the earliest days of the movement we have had women prominent in all forms of our ministry—missionaries, evangelists, teachers, pastors, and God has honored their sacrificial labors. For that reason we can stand in amazement when here, in the 1970s, such old-line denominations as the Episcopal church are being racked with controversy over whether the ordination of women is permissible. But before we gather Pharisaic robes about ourselves, perhaps we need to look candidly at the way in which we, too, succumbed to so… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The grace of God that brings salvation
Title: The Grace of God
Author: Clara McAlister Brooks
Meter: 9.6.9.6 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wondrous grace, pure gift from heaven

Timeline

Instances

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Timeless Truths #349TextAudio
Include 3 pre-1979 instances



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