Fresh New Grace Song Inspired By Puritan Prayer

Fresh New Grace Song Inspired By Puritan Prayer June 16, 2008

UPDATE
Although he doesn’t know me, the songwriter has been kind enough to allow me to host the file here to download or listen online:

This song was apparently written less than a month ago by a relatively unknown worship leader. But thanks to the Internet and my friend, Dave Bish, I have found myself listening to a rough acoustic recording of it many many times today with tears streaming down my face.

I predict that this will be a massive, massive song. It expresses the gospel better than anything new I have heard in a long time. I dare you to go and listen to this right now. I can’t wait until they release a band version, which is apparently coming soon. The music PDF is also available. It was apparently inspired by a Puritan prayer. Here are the words to The Grace of My God.

  1. The grace of my God, an unbreakable chain,
    for those He redeems, He in grace will sustain.
    I will treasure the cross and rejoice in the Prize,
    This unspeakable Gift! This the gospel of Christ!
  2. Without Him my eyes would be downcast in guilt,
    And in trembling shame would my lips have been sealed.
    Yet my mouth fills with praise, when I call on His name
    And my eyes may delight in the wonders of Christ!

    Chorus
    Yes, wave upon wave of grace reaches me,
    He deals with my sin and He washes me clean.
    And each accusation is drowned by His blood,
    For Jesus has paid with immeasurable love!

  3. Without Him is hell, where His wrath will consume,
    In perpetual fire; an eternity doomed.
    Yet in Him is all love, and my soul is at rest,
    For hell’s gates have been barred through His glorious death!
  4. Without Him the darkness is all I can see,
    And the terror of sin would abound within me.
    Yet a boundless horizon of glory is mine,
    When Christ in the depths of my heart is all light!
  5. By grace my affection is drawn to the Lord,
    And by grace I’m renewed by the power of His word.
    It is grace that will strengthen my will and resolve
    To live for my Christ ’til I kneel at His throne!

    Matt Giles © 2008. Honeycomb Music Publishing Ltd.
    v1, v2, ch, v3, ch, v4, ch, ch (instrumental), v5, ch.

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