Wonderful grace

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1. What a joyful word is this we hear!
Filling ev'ry heart with hope and cheer.
For the grace which doth salvation bring
Hath appeared: Let men rejoice and sing.

Let us be glad and joyfully Sing!
Grace hath appeared, grace hath appeared salvation to bring,
Wonderful grace redeeming the race,
Wonderful grace, wonderful grace.

2. Grace that teaches us to do the right
Daily leading in the blessed light
Is revealed to save from sinful strife,
Thus to bring us to eternal life. [Chorus]

3. Oh how precious is this wondrous grace!
Here we see God's reconciling face;
Here we learn to look with joyful eye
For the Saviour's coming by and by. [Chorus]

4. 'Tis a "blessed hope" this grace doth bring
Hope of seeing soon our Lord and King;
May we be prepared when he shall come,
To go with him to our glorious home. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #104

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

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First Line: What a joyful word is this
Title: Wonderful grace
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Refrain First Line: Let us be glad
Copyright: Public Domain


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Carols of Hope #104

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