Sunday, November 1, 2009

Before The Throne Of God Above

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Before the throne of God above,
I have a strong and perfect plea,
A great High Priest whose name is "Love,"
Who ever lives and pleads for me.
My name is graven on His hands,
My name is written on His heart;
I know that while in heav'n He stands
No tongue can bid me thence depart.
No tongue can bid me thence depart.

When Satan tempts me to despair,
And tells me of the guilt within,
Upward I look and see Him there
Who made an end to all my sin.
Because the sinless Savior died,
My sinful soul is counted free;
For God, the Just, is satisfied
To look on him and pardon me.
To look on him and pardon me.

Behold him there! the risen Lamb,
My perfect, spotless Righteousness,
The great unchangeable I AM,
The King of glory and of grace!
One with Himself I cannot die,
My soul is purchased by His blood;
My life is hid with Christ on high,
With Christ, my Savior and my God.
With Christ, my Savior and my God.


Song: 'Before The Throne of God Above'
Words and Music by Charitie Lees Bancroft and Vikki Cook

6 comments:

  1. I've never heard this, I love the words! thank you for sharing this Adrienne:>)

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  2. This is beautiful, Adrienne.
    Have a blessed day.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  3. Adrienne, this is beautiful. I had never read it before.

    Thank you for sharing such meaningful and comforting words.

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  4. Good news on the home front...my hubs got his buck.Whew, and not so far from home. yippee. My dad had a meat cutting business when I was growing up...guess who has the job of dressing and cutting up...oh, and cooking.lol.oh, yes, that would be me...not my dad.lol Have a wonderful rest of the weekend!

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  5. Beautiful, meaningful, words!
    Have a blessed Sunday-Adrienne!

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  6. I love your photos, Adrienne! My favorite is the railroad car! You do beautiful work.

    Hope to run into you this weekend!

    Hugs,
    Sheila

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