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Grace! ítis a charming Sound,

Salvation by Grace. Eph. ii. 5.

Poet: Philip Doddridge, 1755
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Location in The Sacred Harp
Stanza Denson Cooper
1
Grace! ítis a charming Sound,
Harmonious to my Ear;
Heavín with the Echo shall resound,
And all the Earth shall hear.


Ninety-Third Psalm 31t, Stanza 1

Ninety-Third Psalm 31t, Stanza 1
2
Grace first contrived a Way
To save rebellious Man,
And all the Steps that Grace display,
Which drew the wondírous Plan.


Ninety-Third Psalm 31t, Stanza 2

Ninety-Third Psalm 31t, 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.


Ninety-Third Psalm 31t, Stanza 3

Ninety-Third Psalm 31t, Stanza 3
4
Grace all the Work shall crown
Throí everlasting Days;
It lays in Heavín the topmost Stone,
And well deserves the Praise.


Ninety-Third Psalm 31t, Stanza 4

Ninety-Third Psalm 31t, Stanza 4

Orton, Job. Hymns, Founded on Various Texts in the Holy Scriptures by the Late Reverend P. Doddridge, D.D. Third Edition. London: Printed by Assignment from the Authorís Widow: For J. Buckland, et al, 1766.