Writers: © Jamie Wolf and Summerlyn Sharpe
Description: This is a song about our adoption as sons and daughters by God.
Scripture: Romans 8:15 and John 1.
Themes: Redemption, God as Father, Salvation, Adoption
Function: Congregational Worship
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We were once alone in the darkness
Reaching out to be loved, to know that we belong
Unclean, unwanted and unclaimed
Without hope, without peace, condemned and enslaved
Then came morning like we had never known,
When You freed us and called us Your own
we are home, here in Your arms
we are Yours, rescued by Your love
There was once a light that pieced the darkness
But His own did not know Him or receive His gift of love
Unphased, undaunted, unashamed
He reached out to the ones believing in His name
With His final breath the veil came down
Now by His love, we can cry out
We will not live in fear for our father is King
We will not be condemned because Christ has redeemed
We will boldly draw near to Your throne of grace
And one day we'll be standing face to face,
and we'll cry...
6/14/2017 09:09:30 am
I keep weeping over these words. Thank you for this site. Bless you
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