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45a. New Britain

1. Amazing grace! How sweet the sound,
That saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found,
Was blind but now I see.

2. ’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,
And grace my fears relieved;
How precious did that grace appear
The hour I first believed.

3. Through many dangers, toils and snares,
I have already come;
’Tis grace has brought me safe thus far,
And grace will lead me home.

4. The Lord has promised good to me,
His word my hope secures;
He will my shield and portion be
As long as life endures.

5. The earth shall soon dissolve like snow,
The sun forbear to shine;
But God, who called me here below,
Will be forever mine.

Text Information
First Line: Amazing grace! How sweet the sound
Title: New Britain
Author: John Newton (1779)
Publication Date: 1991
Meter: C. M.
Tune Information
Name: NEW BRITAIN
Meter: C. M.
Key: C Major
Source: Columbian Harmony, 1829



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