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Saved by Grace. Titus 2. 11-14; Eph. 2. 5, 8

W. Gadsby       C.M.

1
God is a Spirit, just and wise;
His footsteps who can trace?
His love, more ancient than the skies,
Breaks forth in boundless grace.

2
In vast eternity he chose
A people for his praise;
And saves them from their guilt and woes,
By his almighty grace.

3
Redeemed, with Jesus’ blood redeemed,
His beauties called to trace,
No angel can be more esteemed
Than sinners saved by grace.

4
[Immortal love no change can know
Though clouds surround his face;
All Israel must to glory go,
As trophies of his grace.]

5
[Satan and sin may vex the mind,
And threaten with disgrace;
But, after all, the saint shall find
He’s saved, and saved by grace.]

6
The work begun is carried on,
Nor hell can it deface;
The whole elect with Christ are one
And must be saved by grace.

7
Where Jesus is, there they must be,
And view his lovely face;
And sit to all eternity,
In chanting forth his grace.