驚人恩典 (Amazing Grace)

驚人恩典!何等甘甜,來救無賴如我!(Jīngrén ēndiǎn! Héděng gāntián, lái jiù wúlài rú wǒ!)

Author: John Newton
Tune: NEW BRITAIN
Published in 1 hymnal

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一 驚人恩典!何等甘甜,來救無賴如我!
前曾失落,今被尋見!前盲今不摸索!

二 恩典教導我心畏懼,又將畏懼除掉;
恩典與我初次相遇,顯為何等可寶。

三 主已應許向我施恩,祂話就是保証;
祂要作我盾牌、永分,帶我經過此生。

四 歷經艱險、勞碌、痛苦,今我已息主前;
恩典領我跋涉長途,平安歸回天家。

五 當我見主萬年之後,仍像太陽照耀,
比我開始讚美時候,讚美仍不減少。



Source: Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #187

Author: John Newton

Newton, John, who was born in London, July 24, 1725, and died there Dec. 21, 1807, occupied an unique position among the founders of the Evangelical School, due as much to the romance of his young life and the striking history of his conversion, as to his force of character. His mother, a pious Dissenter, stored his childish mind with Scripture, but died when he was seven years old. At the age of eleven, after two years' schooling, during which he learned the rudiments of Latin, he went to sea with his father. His life at sea teems with wonderful escapes, vivid dreams, and sailor recklessness. He grew into an abandoned and godless sailor. The religious fits of his boyhood changed into settled infidelity, through the study of Shaftesbury and… Go to person page >

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First Line: 驚人恩典!何等甘甜,來救無賴如我!(Jīngrén ēndiǎn! Héděng gāntián, lái jiù wúlài rú wǒ!)
Title: 驚人恩典 (Amazing Grace)
English Title: Amazing grace, how sweet the sound
Author: John Newton
Language: Chinese

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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