Amazing Grace lyrics and chords

Amazing Grace
English lyric and the American melody
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The chords to Amazing Grace are presented here in the key of D Major.

Amazing Grace can be played with just three or four chords and so is well within the reach of most musicians, including beginners.

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

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

Through many dangers, toils and snares
I have already come
It’s grace has brought me safe thus far
And grace will lead me home.

The Lord has promised good to me
His word my hope secures
He will my shield and portion be
As long as life endures.

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.

The lyrics to Amazing Grace are both simple and brilliant at the same time.

They work so well because they say so much with so few words. The message is that with God’s grace, the believer can overcome all obstacles and dangers.

Final-versionAmazing Grace
English lyric and the American melody
Recordings of Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace Videos
Lyrics and Chords

Amazing Grace lyrics and chords print version

[D]Amazing grace! How [G]sweet the [D]sound

That saved a wretch like [A]me

I [D]once was lost but [G]now I’m [D]found

Was [Bm]blind, but [D]now [A]I [D]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.

Through many dangers, toils and snares
I have already come
It’s grace has brought me safe thus far
And grace will lead me home.

The Lord has promised good to me
His word my hope secures
He will my shield and portion be
As long as life endures.

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.

Final-versionAmazing Grace
English lyric and the American melody
Recordings of Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace Videos
Lyrics and Chords

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