He died for me (I Saw One Hanging On A Tree)

I saw One hanging on a tree,
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In agony and blood.
He fixed His languid eyes on me,
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As near His cross I stood.


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    O, can it be, upon a tree
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    The Savior died for me
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    My soul is thrilled, my heart is filled,
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    To think He died for me.


Sure, never to my latest breath,
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Can I forget that look;
It seemed to charge me with His death,
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Though not a word He spoke. 

My conscience felt and owned the guilt,
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And plunged me in despair.
I saw my sins His blood had spilt
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And helped to nail Him there. 


A second look He gave, which said,
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I freely all forgive.
This blood is for thy ransom paid;
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I die that thou may live.

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Lyrics by John Newton, 1779.

I Saw One Hanging On A Tree chord sheet by Nathan Drake.