When waves of sin had drifted me

When waves of sin had drifted me

Author: Katherine A. Grimes
Tune: [When waves of sin had drifted me]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When waves of sin had drifted me
Far out into the night,
The Savior came and lifted me
Into a world of light.

Chorus:
How marvelous that He lifted me,
That He lifted me, in mercy lifted me;
How marvelous that He lifted me,
In mercy lifted, lifted even me.

2 When evil’s pow’r was thralling me,
And storms were ‘round my head,
I heard my Savior calling me,
His hand on mine was laid. [Chorus]

3 Into the dark a prayer I sent,
A feeble, falt’ring word;
But tho’ by grief my voice was spent,
The blessed Savior heard. [Chorus]

4 Where waves of sin had drifted me
Far in the dark alone,
My Savior came and lifted me,
And claimed me for His own. [Chorus]


Source: Great Tabernacle Hymns #19

Author: Katherine A. Grimes

Born: April 26, 1877, Argentine, Michigan. Died: September 3, 1967, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Grimes was the first child of Stephen and Ada Potter Atherton, and had seven brothers. In 1900, she married broom maker Elliot Grant Grimes in Vernon, Michigan. She had a stepdaughter, Corabelle Grimes Shorden, one son, Leon Elliot Grimes, and an adopted daughter, Mary Patricia Green Jacobs. She became a writer at an early age, and worked as an editor for the Southern Agriculturist magazine in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to writing, she was an accomplished pianist and a music teacher. In 1920, she and her son Leon worked for Dr. William Fewkes of the Smithsonian Institute, exploring the A… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When waves of sin had drifted me
Author: Katherine A. Grimes
Refrain First Line: How marvelous that He lifted me
Copyright: Public Domain

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Great Tabernacle Hymns #19

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