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Grace Sovereign in Conversion. Deut. 7. 8; John 15. 16

R. Burnham                     C.M.

1
O why did Jesus show to me
The beauties of his face?
Why to my soul did he convey
The blessings of his grace?

2
O how could he so sweetly smile
On such a wretch as I;
I who his name did once revile,
And his dear truth deny?

3
But ’twas because he loved my soul,
Because he died for me,
Because that nothing could control
His great, his firm decree.

4
Lord, for thy manifested grace
I’ll raise a cheerful song,
Till I shall see thy brighter face
’Midst the celestial throng.