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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 6)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) 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 / Sins curse has lost its grip on me / For I […]

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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 5)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) Till on that cross as Jesus died / the wrath of God was satisfied / For every sin on him was lain / Here in the death of Christ I live Contained within these few verses is the very essence of Christianity. The big idea is that Jesus is […]

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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 4)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) In Christ alone, who took on flesh / fullness of God in helpless babe / this gift of love and righteousness / scorned by the ones he came to save What powerful words fill these lyrics! The reality of Christ’s incarnation is one the many facets of the Christian […]

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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 3)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) 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. DC Talk popularized the phrase “love is a verb”, and the statement is true. Love is not a feeling that […]

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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 2)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) This cornerstone, this solid ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. Referring to Jesus as a “cornerstone” is something Jesus did himself (Luke 20:17) and is echoed as well by other New Testament authors (Luke in Acts 4:11, Peter in 1 Peter 2:6-7). It is a peculiar title […]

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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 1)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) In Christ alone, my hope is found! He is my light, my strength, my song. I’m convinced that everyone is searching for hope. Some actively seek it while others may not even realize what they are chasing, but every person desires something to cling to, the promise […]

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