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Friday, April 10, 2009

Resurrected

Today we remember His blood. For us. In three days, we remember that even death couldn't hold Him.

And I praise God that because of that horrible cross, because of a Light greater than any darkness,

today death doesn't hold me.



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.
Till on that cross as Jesus died,
The wrath of God was satisfied;
For ev'ry 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 pow'r of Christ in me;
From life's first cry to final breath,
Jesus commands my destiny.
No pow'r of hell, no scheme of man,
Can ever pluck me from His hand;
Till He returns or calls me home—
Here in the pow'r of Christ I'll stand.

4 comments:

Sarah in the Middle said...

That is one of my favorite songs. My dad uses it a lot in his worship leading, and especially around this time of year. It impacts me every time. Thanks for sharing it!

Grammy Staffy said...

What a beautiful post today.

Thank you.

We have an Easter miracle bless our home this year. We are so thankful. Hop over if you have time and see how gracious the Lord has been to us.

Happy Easter with love, Lura

Debbie said...

Lovely post.
I hope you had a great Easter. We were blessed with perfect weather for being outside.

Eva said...

Amen! That is one of my favorite hymns. I might even be able to type it out from memory!