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.
'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved;
How precious did that grace appear, The hour I first believed!
Thro' many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come;
'Tis grace has brought me safe thus far, And grace will lead me home.
Yes, when this flesh and heart shall fail, And mortal life shall cease,
I shall possess within the veil, A life of joy and peace.
The earth shall soon dissolve like snow, The sun forbear to shine;
But God, who called me here below, Will be forever mine.
Oh, the grace, the precious grace, The grace that rescued me-
That wrote my pardon in the blood That flowed on Calvary!