With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: In Christ Alone My Hope is Found

Sunday, February 5, 2017

In Christ Alone My Hope is Found

We sang this song again in church last week and it remains one of my favorite. There is a lot of truth packed into these lyrics. Hope you'll read them and be encouraged!
For I am His and He is mine—
Bought with the precious of Christ.

In Christ Alone
Keith And Kristyn Getty

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 !
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 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 —
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.


Debby Ray said...

Absolutely...one of the best...love the Getty's beautifully written hymns! Have a blessed week. ♥

Susan said...

Hello LDH. How true that our hope (and light) is in Him. Lovely post. Susan


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