Jesus Pleads and Must Prevail

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Verse 1:
He lives, the great Redeemer lives
(What joy the blest assurance gives!)
And now before His Father God,
Pleads the full merit of His blood.

Verse 2:
Repeated crimes awake our fears,
And justice armed with frowns appears;
But in the Saviour’s lovely face
Sweet mercy smiles, and all is peace.

Chorus:
Great Advocate, Almighty Friend,
On Him our humble hopes depend:
Our cause can never, never fail,
For Jesus pleads, and must prevail.

Verse 3:
Hence, then, ye black despairing thoughts;
Above our fears, above our faults,
His powerful intercessions rise;
And guilt recedes, terror dies.

Verse 4:
In every dark distressful hour,
When sin and Satan join their power,
Let this dear hope repel the dart,
That Jesus bears us on His heart.

credits

from Bind My Wandering Heart, released July 14, 2015
Lyrics: Anne Steele (1760 | Public Domain)

Tune, arrangement, lead vocal, guitars, & production: Travis Ham
Background vocal: Dena Lovett
Keys and background vocal: Stephen Lovett
Bass: Roger Fowler
Drums: Rusty Cobb

Mastered by Landr.com

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