Songs & Scriptures: In Christ Alone (v.1)

This song speaks volumes to me every time I listen to it. I’ve always been partial to the Owl City version, but yesterday ran across the Christina Grimmie cover and unfortunately, for the very first time understood who she was and how her tragic death was so lost in other news of the day. (I don’t have cable and purposefully only read news headlines – I avoid news television like poison ivy) What a precious girl that left behind a testimony of faith to a younger generation that so desperately needs to feel God’s unconditional, unending love.

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(From Dennis Cook) Today we welcome our first blog post from our newest contributor, Jason Logan.  Each Thursday, Jason will be posting in a series called “Songs & Scriptures” highlighting scriptural truths in the songs we sing.  Please use this resource to educate and build-up your personal knowledge of what we sing, as well as the congregation’s knowledge.  We’re excited to have Jason on board with us…enjoy his first post below.

“In Christ Alone”—Biblical Dissection—Part 1 of 4

Words and Music by Keith Getty & Stuart Townend

Copyright © 2001 Kingsway Thankyou Music

Dissecting songs with scripture all started in response to the way that my congregation, or in some cases, not singing the new hymns and songs of our faith.  My goal was to simply let God show them how richly His Word was impregnated with in each stanza, with hopes that it would change, for the better, how…

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