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Sunday, January 10, 2010

In Christ Alone
(words by Stuart Townend and Keith Getty)

This song blesses me so!

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
Fulness 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 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;
Till He returns or calls me home,
Here in the power of Christ I'll stand.


  1. Love this song...the 3rd verse is my favorite!

  2. Fabulous song! I love the opening line, In Christ alone my hope is found,
    He is my light, my strength, my song. What a promise we have in him.
    Also thanks for stopping by my blog yesterday. It is so good to meet you. I love your blog layout. The photo frames around your family are so cute.
    Have a fabulous Sunday!

  3. What powerful, beautiful words! 'Sin's curse has lost its grip on me; for I am His and He is mine...From life's first cry to final breath, Jesus commands my destiny.' Thanks for sharing this.

  4. Amen! On of my all time favorite praise songs! I couldn't help but sing it as I read the words. Powerful, powerful...thanks for sharing!

  5. Our choir sings that song and it is BEAUTIFUL. For sure someone is down the aisle in the Spirit every single time!