The scales have fallen from my eyes

The scales have fallen from my eyes

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: EXULTATION (Martine)
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 The scales have fallen from my eyes,
And now I see with sweet surprise,
The way that sovereign grace has planned,
Salvation from my Saviour’s hand!

Refrain:
He died for me, He died for me!
The debt is paid, my soul is free!
Henceforth my life a song shall be,
A song of praise to Jesus.

2 What seemed so hard is easy now,
While at the cross I humbly bow;
One precious thought melts all my pride—
It was for me my Saviour died! [Refrain]

3 I never, never can forget
The sacrifice that paid my debt!
And since for me His life He’d give,
I’ll love and serve Him while I live! [Refrain]

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #161

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: The scales have fallen from my eyes
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: He died for me, He died for me

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