Friday, April 6, 2012

In Christ Alone

Just wanted to share some powerful lyrics to a song I absolutely love. It is so very true & beautiful, and the part in bold is what I'm hoping to focus on this weekend. We should all remember these words today- Good Friday- on Easter Sunday,
and throughout the year...

"In Christ Alone"

"In Christ alone my hope is found-
He is my light, my strength, my song.
This cornerstone, this solid ground,
Firm through the fiercest drought and storm.

What heights of love, what depths of peace,
When fears are stilled, when strivings cease-
My Comforter, my All in All
Here in the love of Christ I stand.

In Christ alone, who took on flesh,
Fullness of God in helpless babe.
This gift of love and righteousness,
Scorned by the ones He came to save.

'Til on that cross as Jesus died,
The wrath of God was satisfied.
For every sin on Him was laid
Here in the death of Christ I live.

There in the ground, His body lay,
Light of the world by darkness slain.
Then bursting forth in glorious day,
Up from the grave He rose again.

And as He stands in victory,
Sin's curse has lost its grip on me.
For I am His ,and He is mine-
Bought with the precious blood of Christ.

No guilt in life, no fear in death-
This is the power of Christ in me.
From life's first cry, to final breath,
Jesus commands my destiny.

No power of hell, no scheme of man
Can ever pluck me from His hand.
'Til He returns or calls me home,
Here in the power of Christ I'll stand."

Happy Easter!! He is risen!!

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