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Wonderful grace

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1 The news of salvation with joy I have heard,
My soul thrills with rapture at each precious word;
I long to proclaim to the sin-weary race
The wonderful story of Christ and His grace.

Refrain:
Wonderful grace! wonderful grace!
My soul Jesus saves by His wonderful grace;
His promise is mine, I shall look on His face,
O wonderful story of grace!

2 The price is all paid, from my foes I am free,
His life blood He gave as a ransom for me:
Of sins that were scarlet remains not a trace,
For I am made pure by His wonderful grace, [Refrain]

3 And since by His marvelous pow’r I am whole,
I only would know “Is it well with your soul”?
For oh, I would tell every one, every place,
The wonderful story of wonderful grace. [Refrain]

Source: Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #110

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon

Ogdon, Ina Duley. (Rossville, Illinois, 1872--May 18, 1964, Toledo, Ohio). Disciples of Christ. Granddaughter of a Methodist minister, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Duley. Married James Ogdon. She wrote: "My father went with my mother to her church after his marriage to her, so I was brought up in the church of the Disciples of Christ." She wrote over three thousand hymns, anthems, cantatas, and miscellaneous verse. Her hymns include "Brighten the corner where you are," 1912; "Carry your cross with a smile," 1916; "My Lord abides;" "When you know Jesus too;" "Tell Jesus;" "Lighten the burden for someone;" "I have been saved," Her first hymn was "Open wide the window." Composer Charles Gabriel wrote, "Loved by thousands who… Go to person page >

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First Line: The news of salvation with joy
Title: Wonderful grace
Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Copyright: Public Domain

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Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #110

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