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Ninety-Third Psalm 31t

The Sacred Harp, 2012 Revised Cooper Edition

Composer: Lucius Chapin, 1812
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Poet: Philip Doddridge, 1755
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Grace! ítis a charming sound,
Harmonious to the ear;
Heavín with the echo shall resound,
And all the earth shall hear.


Grace! ítis a charming Sound,, Stanza 1
2
Grace first contrived the way
To save rebellious man;
And all the steps that grace display,
Which drew the wondrous plan.


Grace! ítis a charming Sound,, Stanza 2
3
Grace taught my wandíring feet
To tread the heavínly road;
And new supplies each hour I meet,
While pressing on to God.


Grace! ítis a charming Sound,, Stanza 3
4
Grace all the work shall crown,
Thru everlasting days;
It lays in heavín the topmost stone,
And well deserves our praise.


Grace! ítis a charming Sound,, Stanza 4