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Sovereign Grace O'er Sin Abounding

by John Kent, 1766–1843
(#766 in A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship)

Sovereign Grace


"… but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more" (Romans 5:20).

1.   Sovereign grace o'er sin abounding,
         Ransomed souls, the tidings swell;
      Tis a deep that knows no sounding
         Who its breadth or length can tell?
            On its glories,
            On its glories
         Let my soul forever dwell.

2.   What from Christ that soul shall sever,
         Bound by everlasting bands?
      One in Him, in Him forever,
         Thus th' eternal cov'nant stands;
            None shall pluck thee,
            None shall pluck thee
         From the Strength of Israel's hands.

3.   Heirs of God, joint heirs with Jesus,
         Long ere time its race begun;
      To His name eternal praises,
         O what wonders He hath done!
            One with Jesus,
            One with Jesus,
         By eternal union one.

4.   On such love, my soul still ponder,
         Love so great, so rich and free:
      Say while lost in holy wonder,
         "Why, O Lord, such love to me?"
         Grace shall reign eternally.

"Sovereign Grace O'er Sin Abounding"
Words by John Kent (1766-1843)
Music by Tom Wells, 2000
Words ©Public Domain
Music ©2000 Tom Wells
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