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Words: Fanny Crosby
Music: John Wade
Don Chapman
Key: Ab major
Time Sig: 6/8
Tempo: 78 | ballad
Meter: with refrain
CCLI #: 7047272
Verse: 1 Peter 1:18-19
Use Redeemed in the worship ballad slot at the end of any praise set - especially an Easter or Communion praise set. It's the perfect fit after a few uptempo songs and a prayer or reading. Try going from Revelation Song to a Scripture reading (perhaps a portion of Revelation 5) and then to Redeemed. Revelation Song is typically in D major and Redeemed can also sound fine dropped a half step to the related G major.

I guarantee Redeemed will be the highlight of your Sunday! Just like the demo, sing the 3 verses and choruses to a loud finish, then drop in volume and intensity for the bridge. Start with a male soloist, then add an alto harmony on the repeat and gradually grow to a full, powerful 3-part vocal finish that launches into an even louder, triumphant two choruses.

Redeemed works best led by a male worship leader. If Ab is a little too high try G or F.
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