D. B. Towner, Arr.


GONE from my heart the world and all its charms;

Now through the blood I’m saved from all alarms;

Down at the cross my heart is bending low;

The precious blood of Jesus cleanses white as snow.

I love Him, I love Him,

Because He first loved me,

And purchased my salvation

On Calvary’s tree.


Once I was lost, and ‘way down deep in sin;

Once was a slave to passions fierce within;

Once was afraid to meet an angry God,

But now I’m cleansed from every stain through Jesus’ blood.


Once I was bound, but now I am set free;

Once I was blind, but now the light I see;

Once I was dead, but now in Christ I live,

To tell the world around the peace that He doth give.


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