ما أحلى تلك النعمة

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1 - ما أحلى تلك النعمة
فدتني من ذنبي
نعم هدتني أنا الضال
وجددت قلبي

2 - مِنَ الخطا حذرتني
مخاوفي نفت
ما أحلى هذي النعمةَ
إذ آمنتُ بدت

3 - تحيط بي أخطارُ و
أتعابُ ذي الحياة
أنجو بنعمة العلي
وأبلغ سناه

4 - نظل ربْواتِ السنين
نضيء كالشمسِ
نُسبّح الرب الأمين
اليوم كالأمسِ


Source: ترانيم الإيمان #128

Transaltor: Jilfah Fakhouri

جلفا فاخوري Go to person page >

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 tumul­tuous 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 à 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 >

Text Information

First Line: ما أحلى تلك النعمة
English Title: Amazing Grace
Transaltor: Jilfah Fakhouri
Author: John Newton
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1990
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1990.

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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