Sunday, April 5, 2015

Happy Easter!


The Power of the Cross
by Keith Getty and Stuart Townsend

And oh to see the dawn of the darkest day
Christ on the road to Calvary
Tried by sinful men, torn and beaten then
 nailed to a cross of wood


This the power of the cross
Christ became sin for us
Took the blame, bore the wrath
We stand forgiven at the cross


And oh to see the pain written on Your face
Bearing the awesome weight of sin
And every bitter thought, every evil deed
Crowning Your bloodstained brow


This the power of the cross
Christ became sin for us
Took the blame, bore the wrath
We stand forgiven at the cross

Now the daylight flees
Now the ground beneath
Quakes as its maker bows His head
Curtain torn in two
Dead are raised to life
"Finished!" the victory cry


And oh to see my name written in the wounds
For through Your suffering I am free
And death is crushed to death and life is mine to live
Won through Your selfless love


This the power of the cross
Son of God slain for us
What a life, what a cost
We stand forgiven at the cross



HAPPY EASTER! He is Risen!
We sang this song at our Good Friday service. The words are painful truth. The truth that our sins, every single sin, nailed Jesus to the cross. He took all of our suffering upon himself that day. It humbles me to think that me, messy, sinful, and full of failure, has been given this gift of salvation. And I definitely did not do anything to earn this gift. He gives it to me freely. With love. He loves me. ME! All my junk and all of the good. He loves me enough to die in my place. Wow.

He loves you too. So much. Even when you make mistakes. Even if you think you are unforgivable. Come and stand at the cross. You are forgiven. Receive and believe.

The song can be heard by watching this video.

Rejoicing in Him! He is Risen Indeed!

~kimberly

3 comments:

Debbie Nelson said...

HE IS RISEN INDEED! Thank you for sharing!

Brenda Lee said...

Great song! Easter blessings to you and your family.

RitaR said...

A lovely post!! Such a clear and powerful presentation of the Good News of Jesus Christ's work on the cross for us! Praising our wonderful Lord and Savior!!