Because You Stayed


Grace and Truth

Because You stayed on that Cross,
I am saved.
Because You stayed, fighting til Your last,
I know I can win…
You didn’t have to do it, Lord.
You said, “no one takes My life…
“I lay it down willingly…”
And You taught me to lay mine down too…

The blood that ran down Your head,
The sweat that poured from Your dehydrated body,
The tears that escaped Your eyes…
They all told me that it wasn’t easy.
You were not playing a part…
You were truly dying on that Cross.
You were truly suffering…for me…
You fought for me, and delivered me…

From my chains to sin,
Bound to hell,
A captive of Satan…
With guilt, condemnation and shame.
You released my name!
You set me free with Your victory!
And in hades, where You fought on,
You set all the captives free!

Now, because You stayed,
I can…

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Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

Biblical studies, Health and Nutrition, Biology, Fitness, Hiking, Reading. Re-blogging doesn't equal agreement.

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