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It's all right now

Once my eyes were blind to the beauty of the Lord

Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Tune: [Once my eyes were blind to the beauty of the Lord]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Once my eyes were blind to the beauty of the Lord,
Once my ears were closed to the pleadings of His word;
Once these hands of mine pressed the thorn-crown on His brow,
But all this He has forgiven, and it’s all right now.

Refrain:
Yes, it’s all right now, yes, it’s all right now,
He has heard my pray’r, and it’s all right now;
Yes, it’s all right now, yes, it’s all right now,
All my sins are cover’d, and its’ all right now.

2 Once I loved the world with its glitter and its show,
I was captive held with the pleasures here below;
But one day He came, tho’ I cannot tell you how,
With His blood my sins He covered, and it’s all right now. [Refrain]

3 O it is so precious to be alone with Him,
When the shadows falls, and my eyes with tears are dim;
Just to feel His hand rest in love upon my brow,
And to hear him gently whisper, “It is all right now.” [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #25

Author: Lida Shivers Leech

Born: Ju­ly 12, 1873, May­ville, New Jer­sey. Died: March 4, 1962, Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia. Leech spent her child­hood in Cape May Court House, New Jer­sey, and at­tend­ed Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and Tem­ple Un­i­ver­si­ty. She played the or­gan at Be­tha­ny Meth­od­ist Church in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, served as ac­com­pa­nist at evan­gel­i­cal serv­ic­es, and wrote some 500 hymn tunes in her life­time. Sources-- Emurian, pp. 112-3 Reynolds, p. 336 Lyrics-- God’s Way Is Best I Have Re­deemed Thee I’ll Go Any­where No Fault in Him Some Day He’ll Make It Plain Thine for Ser­vice Trust Me, Try Me, Prove Me © 1928 When the Veil is Lift… Go to person page >

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First Line: Once my eyes were blind to the beauty of the Lord
Title: It's all right now
Author: Lida Shivers Leech

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Gospel Gems Number 1 #25

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New Songs of Pentecost #89

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