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Singer: Judy Collins

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

D G D
Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,
D A
And grace my fears relieved.
D G D
How precious did that grace appear
D A D
The hour we first believed.

D G D
Through many dangers, toils and snares
D A
I have already come,
D D7 G D
Tis grace has brought me safe thus far
D A D
And grace will lead us home.

D G D
When we’ve been there ten thousand years
D A
Bright shining as the sun,
D D7 G D
We’ve no less days to sing God’s praise
D A D
Than when we’ve first begun.

D G D
Amazing grace, How sweet the sound
D A
That saved a wretch like me.
D D7 G D
I once was lost, but now I am found,
D A D
Was blind, but now I see.

D G D
Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,
D A
And grace my fears relieved.
D G D
How precious did that grace appear
D A D
The hour I first believed.

Other versions include this verse:

The Lord has promised good to me
His word my hope secures;
He will my shield and portion be,
As long as life endures.
Yea, when this flesh and heart shall fail,
And mortal life shall cease
I shall possess within the veil,
A life of joy and peace.

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