Sunday, May 20, 2012

If Our God Is For Us

This song has been running through my mind for the last few days. Love the words and the verses they come from!


water you turned into wine
open the eyes of the blind
there's no one like you
none like you

into the darkness you shine
out of the ashes we rise
there's no one like you
none like you

our god is greater, our god is stronger
god you are higher than any other
our god is healer, awesome in power
our god, our god

into the darkness you shine
out of the ashes we rise
there's no one like you
none like you

our god is greater, our god is stronger
god you are higher than any other
our god is healer, awesome in power
our god, our god

and if our god is for us
then who could ever stop us
and if our god is with us
then what could stand against

our god is greater, our god is stronger
god you are higher than any other
our god is healer, awesome in power
our god, our god

and if our god is for us
then who could ever stop us
and if our god is with us
then what could stand against

and if our god is for us
then who could ever stop us
and if our god is with us
then what could stand against
then what could stand against *

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? Who shall bring any charge against God's elect? It is God who justifies. Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised— who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.”

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:28-39, ESV

* Lyrics: "Our God" from And If Our God Is For Us by Chris Tomlin

1 comment:

  1. This is one of my favorite songs. Such powerful, powerful words when we're struggling with the ups and downs of life.

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