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129. Amazing grace (how sweet the sound)

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 As grace first taught my heart to fear
so 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:
God's 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.

Text Information
First Line: Amazing grace (how sweet the sound)
Author: John Newton, 1725-1807
Publication Date: 1999
Meter: 86.86
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Conversion; Fear; Funerals (8 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Arranger: Lawrence Francis Bartlett, 1933
Meter: 86.86
Key: G Major
Source: American folk hymn melody
Copyright: Arrangement © L. F. Bartlett

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