Jesus friend of sinners

Jesus, friend of sinners, loved me ere I knew him. Drew me with his cords of love, tightly bound me to him. ’Round my heart still closely twined, the ties that none can sever. For I am his and he is mine, forever and forever. Jesus, friend of sinners, a…

Jesus Christ, I think upon your sacrifice

Jesus Christ, I think upon your sacrifice; you became nothing, poured out to death. Many times I’ve wondered at your gift of life, and I’m in that place once again, I’m in that place once again. And once again I look upon the cross where you died. I’m humbled by…

It is finished (old)

It is finished! The Messiah dies, cut off for sins, but not his own. Accomplished is the sacrifice, The great redeeming work is done. It’s finished! All the debt is paid: Justice divine is satisfied; The grand and full atonement made; God, for a guilty world, has died. The veil…

In Christ Alone

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…

I will glory in my redeemer

I will glory in my Redeemer, whose priceless blood has ransomed me. Mine was the sin that drove the bitter nails, and hung him on that judgment tree I will glory in my Redeemer, who crushed the power of sin and death. My only Saviour before the Holy Judge: the…

I have a shelter from the storm

I have a shelter in the storm, when troubles pour upon me. Though fears are rising like a flood, my soul can rest securely. O Jesus, I will hide in you, my place of peace and solace. No trial is deeper than your love that comforts all my sorrows. I…

How lovely is your dwelling place

How lovely is your dwelling-place, O Lord of hosts, to me; my soul is longing and fainting the courts of the Lord to see. My heart and flesh, they are singing for joy to the living God; how lovely is your dwelling-place, O Lord of hosts to me. Even the…

How firm a foundation

How firm a foundation, you saints of the Lord, is laid for your faith in his excellent word! What more can he say to you than he has said – you, who unto Jesus for refuge have fled? In every condition – in sickness and health, in poverty’s vale, or…

How deep the father’s love for us

How deep the Father’s love for us, how vast beyond all measure, that he should give his only Son to make a wretch his treasure. How great the pain of searing loss: the Father turns his face away as wounds which mar the chosen one bring many sons to glory.…

Here is Love

Here is love, vast as the ocean, loving kindness as the flood, when the Prince of life, our ransom, shed for us his precious blood. Who his love will not remember; who can cease to sing his praise? He can never be forgotten throughout Heaven’s eternal days. On the mount…

Have I trusted God in vain

Have I trusted God in vain, fought with sin, endured the pain, as I watch the world enjoy its godless ‘freedom’? As they prosper and grow strong, taking pride in doing wrong, how my heart is drawn to share their earthly kingdom. And yet, O Lord, you walk with me…

God of Grace

God of grace, amazing wonder, irresistible and free. Oh, the miracle of mercy; Jesus reaches down to me. God of grace, I stand in wonder, as my God restores my soul: his own blood has paid my ransom; awesome cost to make me whole. God of grace, who loved and…