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"...if anyone makes the assistance of grace depend on the humility or obedience of man and does not agree that it is a gift of grace itself that we are obedient and humble, he contradicts the Apostle who says, "What have you that you did not receive?" (1 Cor. 4:7), and, "But by the grace of God I am what I am" (1 Cor. 15:10). (Council of Orange: Canon 6)

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    His Robes For Mine

    Grace Community Church Worship Choir singing this great piece with beautiful, Bible-saturates lyrics about the gospel of Jesus Christ:

    HIS ROBES FOR MINE (Text by Chris Anderson; Tune by Greg Habegger)

    His robes for mine: O wonderful exchange!
    Clothed in my sin, Christ suffered ‘neath God’s rage.
    Draped in His righteousness, I’m justified.
    In Christ I live, for in my place He died.

    Chorus:
    I cling to Christ, and marvel at the cost:
    Jesus forsaken, God estranged from God.
    Bought by such love, my life is not my own.
    My praise-my all-shall be for Christ alone.

    His robes for mine: what cause have I for dread?
    God’s daunting Law Christ mastered in my stead.
    Faultless I stand with righteous works not mine,
    Saved by my Lord’s vicarious death and life.

    His robes for mine: God’s justice is appeased.
    Jesus is crushed, and thus the Father’s pleased.
    Christ drank God’s wrath on sin, then cried “‘Tis done!”
    Sin’s wage is paid; propitiation won.

    His robes for mine: such anguish none can know.
    Christ, God’s beloved, condemned as though His foe.
    He, as though I, accursed and left alone;
    I, as though He, embraced and welcomed home!


    Posted by John Samson on July 13, 2013 02:23 PM

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