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Grace – Sunday Songs

A reflective meditation on the saving power and love of God.
From CityAlight’s album Only A Holy God.

The lyrics:
1.
Your grace that leads this sinner home
From death to life forever
And sings the song of righteousness
By blood and not by merit
2.
Your grace that reaches far and wide
To every tribe and nation
Has called my heart to enter in
The joy of Your salvation
Refrain.
By grace I am redeemed
By grace I am restored
And now I freely walk
Into the arms of Christ my Lord
3.
Your grace that I cannot explain
Not by my earthly wisdom
The prince of life, without a stain
Was traded for this sinner
Refrain.
By grace I am redeemed
By grace I am restored
And now I freely walk
Into the arms of Christ my Lord
4.
Let praise rise up and overflow
My song resound forever
For grace will see me welcomed home
To walk beside my Saviour
Refrain.
By grace I am redeemed
By grace I am restored
And now I freely walk
Into the arms of Christ my Lord

Words & Music: Niki Shepherd, Jonny Robinson, Rich Thompson
© 2016 CityAlight Music


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Raised With Christ – Sunday Songs

Our travel plans today included worshipping with the people of the Rose City Presbyterian Church in Warwick.
After a helpful sermon aimed at grumpy (and angry) people finding freedom and fruitfulness in the resurrection life Christians share with Jesus we sang Raised With Christ.

The lyrics:
Verse 1
Put aside the lives that you once lived
All the habits of your worldly hearts
In Christ you now are set apart

Put to death the deeds that flow from sin
From the empty ways you craved before
Let idols steer your souls no more

Chorus
For we are raised, raised with Christ
So fix your hearts upon the One who reigns above
For we are raised, raised with Christ
The old has died, your life is found with Christ in God

Verse 2
So clothe yourselves as those beloved by God
With all kindness and humility
Compassion and long suffering

And let the peace of Christ control your hearts.
Put on love – the bond of unity
Forgive as Christ’s forgiven you

Bridge
Spirit breathe, renew
Make us more like You
In the cast of our Creator
In the image of the Son

© Creek Road Media 2016
Trevor Hodge


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All My Ways Are Known To You – Sunday Songs

All My Ways Are Known To You is from CityAlight’s album Only A Holy God.
I like the lyrics, the tune, the tempo.

The lyrics:
In days of peace and days of rest
In times of loss and loneliness
Though rich or poor, Your word is true
That all my ways are known to You

No trial has come beyond Your hand
No step I walk beyond Your plan
The path is dark outside my view
Still all my ways are known to You

And oh what peace that I have found
Wherever I may be
For all my ways are known to You
Hallelujah, they are known to You!

I do not fear the final night
For death will be the door to life
You take my hand and lead me through
For all my ways are known to You

Open up my eyes so I may see
That You have made these ways for me
Open up my eyes so I may see
That You my God, will walk with me

Words And Music: Jonny Robinson, Rich Thompson, Michael Farren, Dustin Smith
© 2016 CityAlight Music


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How Sweet The Name Jesus Of Sounds – EMU Music Version

Here’s a retuned version of How Sweet The Name Jesus Of Sounds from EMU Music featuring a new chorus and tune.
The rhyme structure of the new chorus (and the rhyming words) is different to that of the song.
I don’t know why.


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Our Song In The Night – Bifrost Arts

It’s late.
Why not listen to Our Song In The Night from Bifrost Arts’ Lamentations album?

Here’s the bandcamp link.


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Keith & Kristyn Getty & Alison Krauss – In Christ Alone

Alison Krauss makes anything better, even including In Christ Alone.


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The Same Power – Sunday Songs

I heard The Same Power at a Mount Gambier churches city-wide service tonight.
I don’t remember having heard it before, but recognised song coauthor Ben Cantelon from Saviour Of The World.

The lyrics:
Verse 1
There is power in His name
For the stone has rolled away
Mountains bow down before
Jesus Christ, our risen Lord
Jesus Christ, our risen Lord
Chorus
Mighty Saviour, lifted high
King forever, Jesus Christ
Crowned in glory, raised to life
The same power lives in us
Verse 2
We will rise, stand and sing
Of our great and matchless King
Seated high on the throne
You shall reign forevermore
You shall reign forevermore
CHORUS 2X
Bridge (4x)
The grave could not contain
The power of His name
Death you overcame
Once and for all

Writer(s): Ben Cantelon, Nick Herbert
© 2013 Thankyou Music (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing)