Take care in these dangerous times and reach out to the ones you love


You Opened My Eyes

By Elton Smith, Larry Holder and Steve Israel

CCLI Number: 3540497

I first wrote the music for this song, then sent it to Larry and Steve. Larry came up with the theme and started the lyrics. Steve and I pitched in to complete the lyrics. Please note that there are some single syllable words that are sung over 2 notes. Silvia Fleming included this song on her new CD, "Gratitude". Follow Silvia's banner below to visit her site and purchase her CD. It's great! - Elton, November 4, 2001

Larry Holder Music

Steve Israel Songs

Silvia Fleming

Recording by Silvia Fleming

mp3 / wma

(Verse 1)
I am amazed by the work of Your hand
As the sun rises at Your command,
And in the night, the stars You made
Shine all around me.
Yet all would be loss, had I never known
The mercy and grace You have shown.
Thank You Lord for the love
That opened my eyes!

You opened my eyes to see
All that my life can be;
All of the faith, the hope, the love
That You can see in me.
Gone is the dark of night
Following in Your light.
Thank You Lord for the love
That opened my eyes!

(Verse 2)
Some things are veiled as we journey on,
Till the day the shadows are gone.
Until that day, I'll walk by faith
And do as You've shown me:
I'll share the love revealed in Your Word
With those who are blind, who've never heard.
Lord, I pray, in Your love
You'll open their eyes!

(Repeat Chorus)
You opened my eyes to see
All that my life can be;
All of the faith, the hope, the love
That You can see in me.
Gone is the dark of night
Following in Your light.
Thank You Lord for the love
That opened my eyes!

Thank You Lord for the love
That opened my eyes!
Thank You Lord for the love
That opened my eyes!

Copyright © 2001 by Elton Smith, Larry Holder and Steve Israel

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as i heard this song i've come and realize that how great is god cause he let opened my eyes that i really have to be strong inspite all the trials wherien right now.Thank you lord for always being here with us.i just want to thank also for the one who wrote this song.godbless us...
Eda Mae Paraiso (edamaeparaiso_AT_yahoo_DOT_com)
Sounds very good. i love it

Luddy Taylor (luddy_DOT_taylor_AT_gmail_DOT_com)
I really love this song. Lord has opened my eyes. Thank you lord for loving me. Walk with me always.
Antonius Widya Sasongko (antoniuswidyas_AT_gmail_DOT_com)
Elton Smith sent me an email saying that Silvia Fleming had two other songs. This one is beautiful. It always makes me confident and happy, and yes, especially about freindship. I have lots of freinds. None of them come in first. There all in the same place. Here's some. Eva Lawson, Hope Williams, Vlada Fitzgerald, Melissa Jackson, Laura Colgate and more. Whoever thinks these songs up are very imaginative! xxxxxxxxxx
Clare Martin (ClareMartin1_AT_live_DOT_co_DOT_uk)
This is a beautiful song. I first found as I gaze at the stars by Silvia Fleming and now I found this music track its two Christian sings I am into! It should also remind you all of the beauty and truth of freindship. xxxxxxx
Eva Lawson (EvaLawson1_AT_live_DOT_ie)
Yes, this is really a prayer. This songs means a lot to me. You sure put my heart in words. This song got me on my knees. Is there a CD that can be bought with this song on it and some other ones that I have listened to? Please let me know.
Yvonne (y_DOT_desouza_AT_yahoo_DOT_com)
My Mother loved this song very much and requisted that it be played at her funeral,
She has left us to be with our lord ans saveyour on April 9th 2008 and will be put to final rest on April 13th 2008. I just want to let you know that this song is so meaningfull to so many people that it is as if the lord is reaching out to us and saying (listen to what I am telling you)Thanks again for such a wonderfull heartfelt song. May the praise be to god for giving you such a wonderful gift. Sincerly yours, Mr. James G. Moreland
James Moreland (jgmoreland_AT_insightbb_DOT_com)
This song is beautiful and inspirational, encouraging. Thank you for a wonderful wonderful blessing from God.
I love this song, it is awesome. I sit and sing along with the music until I am horse.

Barbara (maggi683960_AT_aol_DOT_com)
i love this song!
God bless!
katya (katyasolop07_AT_yahoo_DOT_com)
I just love your song. It has blessed me. The music is so lovely. Sylvia does a beautiful rendition. We are missionaries, live in Belgium and I have sung it in French. Well received.
If possible.. is there a way to get a sound track?
Thank you for the song.
Lilly Myers (lilly_DOT_myers_AT_agmd_DOT_org)
Beautiful, and Silvia has a good voice.
Arnold Adams (a3temp_AT_optusnet_DOT_com_DOT_au)
ANGEL (angel_84665_AT_yahoo_DOT_com)
Beautiful song!..Great Job, God bless!
This song and music is beautiful!! It has such meaning and is easy to learn. I sat and sang right along with the music the first time I played it. I was truly blessed by it.
Wanda Vining (vining5_AT_verizon_DOT_net)

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