Anugerah Yang Mengherankan

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1 Betapa heran manis bunyi Anugerah,
Yang selamatkan celaka seperti saya;
Sekali saya kesasar, tapi sekarang ketemu,
Buta, tapi sekarang melihat.

2 Itulah Anugerah yang mengajar hati saya takut,
Dan Anugerah bebaskan ketakutan saya;
Betapa mulia menghadap Anugerah,
Sewaktu saya pertama percaya.

3 Melalui banyak bahaya, banting tulang dan jerat,
Saya telah alami;
Kini, Anugerah itulah telah membawa saya selamat,
Dan Anugerah memimpin saya kerumah.

4 Tuhan telah berjanji baik kepada saya,
Perkataan-Nya harapan saya kukuh;
Ia akan jadi lindungan dan bagian saya,
Selama menahan hidup.

5 Yea, bilamana daging ini dan hati jatuh,
Dan hidup maut akan berhenti;
Saya akan berada didalam tudung,
Hidup keriangan dan damai.

6 Dunia akan segera larut seperti salju,
Matahari menahan sinarnya;
Tapi Tuhan Yang memanggil saya dibawah sini,
Untuk selamanya punya saya.

7 Apabila kita telah disana sepuluhribu tahun,
Terang menyinari seperti sinar matahari;
Tidak kurang hari kita menyanyi Pujian Tuhan,
Daripada sewaktu kita pertama mulai.

Author: John Newton

John Newton (b. London, England, 1725; d. London, 1807) was born into a Christian home, but his godly mother died when he was seven, and he joined his father at sea when he was eleven. His licentious and tumul¬≠tuous sailing life included a flogging for attempted desertion from the Royal Navy and captivity by a slave trader in West Africa. After his escape he himself became the captain of a slave ship. Several factors contributed to Newton's conversion: a near-drowning in 1748, the piety of his friend Mary Catlett, (whom he married in 1750), and his reading of Thomas √† Kempis' Imitation of Christ. In 1754 he gave up the slave trade and, in association with William Wilberforce, eventually became an ardent abolitionist. After becoming a tide… Go to person page >

Translator: Grace Rorah

(no biographical information available about Grace Rorah.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Betapa heran manis bunyi Anugerah
Title: Anugerah Yang Mengherankan
English Title: Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound
Author: John Newton
Translator: Grace Rorah
Language: Indonesian
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

NEW BRITAIN

NEW BRITAIN (also known as AMAZING GRACE) was originally a folk tune, probably sung slowly with grace notes and melodic embellishments. Typical of the Appalachian tunes from the southern United States, NEW BRITAIN is pentatonic with melodic figures that outline triads. It was first published as a hy…

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