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Only a Sinner
Words by James M. Gray
Music by Daniel B. Towner

Luke 18:13
"And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes
unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner."

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          Naught have I gotten but what I received;
          Grace hath bestowed it since I have believed;
          Boasting excluded, pride I abase;
          I'm only a sinner saved by grace!

            Chorus
            Only a sinner saved by grace!
            Only a sinner saved by grace!
            This is my story, to God be the glory,
            I'm only a sinner saved by grace!

          Once I was foolish, and sin ruled my heart,
          Causing my footsteps from God to depart;
          Jesus hath found me, happy my case;
          I now am a sinner saved by grace!

            Chorus
            Only a sinner saved by grace!
            Only a sinner saved by grace!
            This is my story, to God be the glory,
            I'm only a sinner saved by grace!

          Tears unavailing, no merit had I;
          Mercy had saved me, or else I must die;
          Sin had alarmed me fearing God's face;
          But now I'm a sinner saved by grace!

            Chorus
            Only a sinner saved by grace!
            Only a sinner saved by grace!
            This is my story, to God be the glory,
            I'm only a sinner saved by grace!

          Suffer a sinner whose heart overflows,
          Loving his Savior to tell what he knows;
          Once more to tell it would I embrace,
          I'm only a sinner saved by grace

            Chorus
            Only a sinner saved by grace!
            Only a sinner saved by grace!
            This is my story, to God be the glory,
            I'm only a sinner saved by grace!


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