Such Love and Grace

What a wonderful Savior is Jesus to me

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [What a wonderful Saviour is Jesus to me]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 What a wonderful Saviour is Jesus to me,
To redeem me and save me from sin,
To transform my dark heart to a temple of grace,
And to take up His dwelling therein!

Chorus:
Can such love and such grace
Be for me, even me?
Yes, He followed me on till my soul He had won,
And He daily grows dearer to me.

2 I had wandered afar from the fold of His love,
But was still in the reach of His grace;
For He followed me on till my soul He had won,
And I live in the smiles of His face. [Chorus]

3 On my pathway there shines the bright sunshine of heav’n;
In my soul is God’s wonderful peace;
Oh, I never had known that a poor human heart
Could be happy and blessed as this! [Chorus]


Source: Melodies of Salvation #199

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What a wonderful Savior is Jesus to me
Title: Such Love and Grace
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Can such love and such grace
Publication Date: 1899
Copyright: Public Domain

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Best Hymns No. 2 #d152

Melodies of Salvation #d233

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Melodies of Salvation #199

Peerless Hymns #d233

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