[Amazing grace! How sweet the sound] (Pickett)

[Amazing grace! How sweet the sound] (Pickett)

Composer: L. L. Pickett
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Composer: L. L. Pickett

Rv Leander Lycurgus Pickett USA 1859-1928. Born at Burnsville, MS, he became a Methodist evangelist. He held meetings in several states and at Holiness campgrounds. After marrying Ludie, they served pastorates in northeast TX, and Columbia, SC, before moving to Wilmore, KY. Pickett married Pruvy Melviney Dorough in 1878, and they had a son, James, in 1880. After her death in 1887, he married Ludie in 1888. He was a renowned speaker, leader, minister, author, hymnwriter, and patriot, prominent in the Holiness Movement, and helped found Asbury College (now University), at Wilmore, KY, where he also served as the financial agent of the board of trustees for many years. The Picketts boarded m,inistry students attending Asbury, among who… Go to person page >

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Title: [Amazing grace! How sweet the sound] (Pickett)
Composer: L. L. Pickett
Copyright: Public Domain

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Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound)

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.

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