The Old Account Was Settled

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There was a time I know
When in the book of Heaven
An old account was standing
For sins yet unforgiven
My name was at the top
And many things below
But I went to the Keeper
And settled long ago

Long ago, long ago
Yes, the old account was settled long ago
And the record’s clear today
For He washed my sins away
When the old account was settled long ago

The old account was large
And larger every day
For I was always sinning
And never tried to pay
But when I looked ahead
And saw such pain and woe
I said that I would settle
I settled long ago

Oh sinner, seek the Lord
Repent of all your sin
For thus He has commanded if you would enter in
And then if you should live a hundred years below
Up there you’ll not regret it for you settled long ago

Long ago, long ago
Yes, the old account was settled long ago
And the record’s clear today
For He washed my sins away
When the old account was settled long ago
Repeat chorus

And the record’s clear today
For He washed my sins away
When the old account was settled long ago
When the old account was settled long ago