Open the Flood Gates

His mercy and grace abounded to me
When I saw the blood at Calvary
Was meant to pardon and set me free
The flood gates were open wide

Now when I look up at that old rugged cross
I now longer see the life that was lost
My eyes now are open to know of the cost
He paid just to give me life

Wonderful Savior
Glorious Lord
Abounding in mercy
Fulfilling your word
Perfect redemption
Bought with your blood
I lift your praise up high

Open the flood gates of mercy today
Open them wide so all can be saved
Open my mouth so I’ll declare your ways
Sharing the message of life

My heart will worship
My lips will praise you
My soul will honor your name
My voice will sing out
Hosanna to Jesus
Open the flood gates of praise

Wonderful Savior
Glorious Lord
Abounding in mercy
Fulfilling your word
Perfect redemption
Bought with your blood
I lift your praise up high

 

Music to My Ears

When I think about the fact
That He left His royal throne
I can’t help but praise His name
When I think about the fact
In a stable He was born
I can’t help but praise His name
When I think about the star
That led the wise men there
And the great angelic choir
That the shepherds saw in fear
When I think about His love
To become a babe so dear
I can’t help but praise His name

Bless His name. His mighty name
The name of Jesus is so sweet and so fair
Bless His name. The matchless name
The name of Jesus is music to my ears

When I think about the fact
He bore the stripes for me
I can’t help but praise His name
When I think about the fact
That He died to set me free
I can’t help but praise His name
When I think about the pain
That He endured for me
How He gave His life for all
That day at Calvary
When I think about the grace
That He poured out for me
I can’t help but praise His name

Bless His name. His mighty name
The name of Jesus is so sweet and so fair
Bless His name. The matchless name
The name of Jesus is music to my ears

I’ll sing His praise
Every day
With Loudest voice
And hands up-raised
I’ll lift Him high
With all my might
The wondrous name
Of Jesus

Bless His name. His mighty name
The name of Jesus is so sweet and so fair
Bless His name. The matchless name
The name of Jesus is music to my ears

HIStory

The story is told
How a long time ago
The God of creation
Looked down below
And said “Son, it is time Jesus
For you to bestow
Our mercy and grace on mankind ”

So the Son left His throne
To bring freedom to all
He was born of a virgin
And was laid in a stall
Shephard were summoned
To greet Him with awe
On that marvelous,  glorious morn

He walked on this earth
Spreading His love
Teaching the people
The truths from above
But the leaders of men
Had about had enough
They condemned Him to death on a cross

Beaten and bruised
Crown of thorns on His brow
He carried His cross
Through the streets of the town
Galgotha awaited
His love would be known
As His wrists and His feet were nailed

From the cross His blood flowed
Down and out for all time
“Father, forgive them”
He said as He died
His mercy and grace
Were released to mankind
For whoever will call on His name

They laid Him to rest
In a tomb someone gave
And the Romans did guard Him
By night and by day
But they fainted in awe
As the stone rolled away
And Jesus arose from the grave

Oh wonderful Savior
Christ Jesus my Lord
You have freed me from sin
It us you I adore
And you rose so that heaven
Is for me evermore
When I call out to you to be saved

I love you, Jesus
I’ll follow your ways
And I’ll tell your story
All of my days
I’ll pray for my family
And friends to be saved
Your mercy and grace are now mine
Help me share them all of the time
So that others will know
That you came down below
As the Savior for all of mankind

 

The Great Payment

Have you ever thought it strange
That a baby in a manger
Would be the one who came to set men free
And have you ever stopped to think
About the fact that Heaven’s King
Left His throne to come and die for you and me

You may think it’s fable
He was born in lowly stable
But the story has withstood the test of time
And I thought that you should know
Why I’ve come to love Him so
For I want you to know this Lord of Life

You see, He changed my life
When I came to Him that time
That my life was spinning out of control
He forgave all of my sin
And He put His spirit in
Now He walks with me wherever I may go

Because this baby in the manger
Was no ordinary stranger
But the Son of God who came to earth that day
He shared the Father’s love
And brought healing from above
And He said He was the truth the life the way

His teaching brought division
Put the leaders in derision
They decided that He must be put to death
So they shouted crucify Him
On a cross they railed against Him
And He gave His life in one last gasp of breath

The final price was paid
For the sin of human race
And now we are set free forevermore
And it all began that day
In a stable filled with hay
And a baby who the blessed Mary bore.

This Christmas don’t forget
The great payment for our debt
That was made by that baby in the hay
He was born to die for me
And to set the captive free
Let us celebrate His birth this Christmas day

Incredible He Is

When I think of how He came to earth so long ago one day
How he left His throne in heaven as a baby in the hay
The first to come and greet Him were shepherds with their praise
I am awed by how incredible He is

Then I read of how He healed the sick and made the lame to walk
He fed five thousand from a lunch and cured the dumb to talk
Healing came from just a touch as teaching was His talk
I am awed by how incredible He is

Incredible His love for me
Incredible He came for me
Incredible He died for me
Jesus Incredible

He went before the high priest and heard their words so dire
The crowd cried crucify Him as He stood so calm and quiet
He walked with Calvary’s cross so worn and bruised and tired
His sacrifice incredible it was

Incredible His love for me
Incredible He came for me
Incredible He died for me
Jesus Incredible

He died to set me free from sin
Was buried then He rose again
Now I have a home in heaven
Now that’s incredible

Incredible His love for me
Incredible He came for me
Incredible He died for me
Incredible He rose for me
Incredible He lives in me
Incredible He walks with me
Incredible He talks to me
Jesus Incredible