Celebrating the Power of the Cross this Easter Weekend

I was recently reminded again of this powerful song, which we sang at our Good Friday service last night. Listen and be reminded of the best news ever… that through the cross, Christ has taken our blame, born the wrath of God, and now we stand forgiven at the cross.

Not sure whether you stand forgiven or not? Learn more about the choice we all face.

The Power of the Cross (Oh, to See the Dawn)

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 pow’r of the cross:

Christ became sin for us;

Took the blame, bore the wrath

We stand forgiven at the cross.

Oh, to see the pain written on Your face,

Bearing the awesome weight of sin.

Ev’ry bitter thought, ev’ry evil deed

Crowning Your bloodstained brow.

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 vict’ry cry.

Oh, to see my name written in the wounds,

For through Your suffering I am free.

Death is crushed to death; life is mine to live,

Won through Your selfless love.

This, the pow’r of the cross:

Son of God, slain for us.

What a love! What a cost!

We stand forgiven at the cross.

Words and Music by Keith Getty & Stuart Townend Copyright © 2005 Thankyou Music

May you all have a blessed Easter and celebration of the resurrection of our Lord!

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One Comment

  1. What lovely lyrics to the song… I have never heard of it until you shared it here…

    Here is to you having a wonderful resurection Sunday… Now go and keep spreading the Gospel with your wonderful blog!
    .-= Jeannie´s last blog ..He Is Risen =-.

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