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Love Come Down – Sunday Songs

Love Come Down is another song from North Point Worship.
I’m currently introducing Death Was Arrested from the same folk to MGPC.
There are some vocal gymnastics that I think can be left out of this at the end of the refrain, but the lyrical content is strong and I like the uptempo music.

The lyrics:
Refrain:
I will sing forever of your love come down.
With my hands to heaven shout your praises loud.
I was lost in darkness, when you pulled me out.
I will sing forever of your love come down.
1.
Well, I once was blind, I could not I see.
Chains of sin had shackled me.
But God in Heaven heard my plea.
Then Jesus, Jesus rescued me.
Oh Jesus, Jesus rescued me.
Refrain.
2.
Now grace so sweet, it floods my soul.
And hope eternal won’t let go.
My debt erased at Calvary.
‘Cause Jesus, Jesus rescued me.
Oh Jesus, Jesus rescued me.
Refrain.
3.
Well there’s a home beyond the sky.
A song we’ll sing for all of time.
The grave is empty, I am free.
‘Cause Jesus, Jesus rescued me.
Oh Jesus, Jesus rescued me.
(Here we go, sing it out)
Refrain.
Repeat.

Words and Music: Ross King | Casey Darnell | Heath Balltzglier | Todd Fields
(C) 2014 Music At North Point; Seems Like Music; Simple Tense Songs; Ava Truth Music; Robinson Lane Music; Songs At North Point.


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Death Was Arrested – Sunday Songs

We’re going to be using the song Death Was Arrested at MGPC in the weeks leading up to Easter 2019.
It is not an easy song to sing, but it is worth the effort.
I first heard it on Laura Story’s album Open Hands.

Here’s a video by the song’s originators, North Point.

This is a rendition by Laura Story.

And another by Aaron Shust.

The lyrics:
1.
Alone in my sorrow and dead in my sin
Lost without hope with no place to begin
Your love Made a way to let mercy come in
When death was arrested and my life began
2.
Ash was redeemed only beauty remains
My orphan heart was given a name
My mourning grew quiet my feet rose to dance
When death was arrested and my life began
Refrain.
Oh, Your grace so free
Washes over me
You have made me new
Now life begins with You
It’s your endless love
Pouring down on us
You have made us new
Now life begins with You
3.
Released from my chains I’m a prisoner no more
My shame was a ransom He faithfully bore
He cancelled my debt and He called me His friend
When death was arrested and my life began
Refrain.
4.
Our savior displayed on a criminal’s cross
Darkness rejoiced as though heaven had lost
But then Jesus arose with our freedom in hand
That’s when death was arrested and my life began
Refrain.
Bridge.
Oh, we’re free, free
Forever we’re free
Come join the song
Of all the redeemed
Yes, we’re free free
Forever amen
When death was arrested and my life began
(Repeat)
When death was arrested and my life began
When death was arrested and my life began

Words and Music: Heath Balltzglier / Adam Kersh / Paul Taylor Smith / Brandon Coker
(C) 2015 Seems Like Music, Music At North Point, Adam Kersh Music, Bcoker Music, Centricity Songs, Paul Taylor Smith Publishing.