Christ Is All We Need TUNE TO âJesus Lover of My Soulâ 184.108.40.206. WORDS BY Jim Byrd
1. Saving grace, how sweet the sound, Where shall praise enough be found; Praise to tell what God has done, Praise to speak of Christ the Son? Chosen in Godâs sovereign grace, Members of a royal race; What a wondrous, gracious plan, Made before the world began.
2. Lo, in time, Christ Jesus came, O how sweet His bless-ed Name; He the womanâs promised Seed, Came to meet our evâry need. Christ in truth and faithfulness, Brought in perfect righteousness, When He died upon the cross, Saving us from endless loss.
3. Christ has died, we are forgivân, In Him we are fit for heavân; He is all our purity, He alone is all our plea, Praise the Lord who reigns on high, All our hopes on Him rely; He the Father satisfied, By His blood weâre justified.
âI will extol Thee, my God, O king; and I will bless Thy name for ever and ever. Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise Thy name for ever and ever. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and His greatness is unsearchable.â(Psalm 145:1-3)
***** Was Christ a Sinner? I was asked if I believe that sin was actually infused into Christ thereby making Him a sinner when He died in the stead of His people. I want you to think about that issue and as you do reflect on these questions, what is a sinner - and - what is the Bible definition of sin? In order to understand the word sinner, pay attention to Mr. Websterâs meaning of er when put at the end of a verb. He says er is âa suffix added to verb bases meaning the action of.â Here are some examples of verb base words with er added. One who fights is a fighter. One who runs is a runner. One who preaches is a preacher. One who serves is a server. You get the idea. One who sins, therefore, is a sinner. Now I ask you, did the Lord Jesus sin? What do the Scriptures say? âWho did no sin, neither was guile found in His mouth: Who, when He was reviled, reviled not again; when He suffered, He threatened not; but committed Himself to Him that judgeth righteously: Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by Whose stripes ye were healedâ (1 Peter 2:22-24). What is sin? âSin is the transgression of the lawâ (1 John 3:4). The issue, therefore, amounts to this: did Christ ever transgress the law of God? If He did, He was a sinner; if He did not, He was not a sinner. Again, what do the Scriptures say? It is written that Christ died, âthe Just for the unjust to bring us to Godâ (1 Peter 3:18). âJustâ means righteous, and the word is capitalized. Christ was not sinful or unrighteous when He died. He was, is and always shall be âTHE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESSâ (Jeremiah 23:6). Remember that in the covenant of grace our Surety assumed full responsibility for our spiritual indebtedness, as illustrated by what Paul said concerning Onesimus. He wrote to Philemon, âif he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee aught, put that on mine accountâ (Philemon 1:18). The sin-debt of His people was imputed to the account of our Substitute. When He shed His blood and paid for our sins, did He become a sinner? Did sin enter that Holy One? The very idea is preposterous and anti-scriptural. How did Christ satisfy the demands of a broken law and save us from our sins? By enduring the judgment of God appointed for sin; He was the Offering for sin. It is not written that Christ died for His sins, but He âdied for our sinsâ (1 Corinthians 15:3). The Savior endured divine wrath and so redeemed His people from the claims of offended justice. He was condemned because of our sins, but He had none of His own, therefore He was never a sinner. âPastor Jim Byrd ***** âFor He hath made Him to be sin for us, Who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.â (2 Corinthians 5:21) ***** I Plead the Blood of Christ Condemned by God I cannot be, My Substitute has died for me; He rose again and reigns on high, Someday to Him Heâll bring me nigh. I have no merits of my own, I plead the blood of Christ alone, âTwas shed my sin debt to atone. âPastor Jim Byrd
JESUS DIED FOR SINNERS 1. âTis written in the Word of God, For sinners Jesus died; He satisfied the law of God, For all His chosen Bride. 2. I read that Jesus, in the stead Of guilty worms of clay, Poured out His...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Sinners Need a Miracle If a man is near-sighted, he only needs corrective glasses; but if he is BLIND, he needs a miracle only God can giveâ SIGHT! If a man is sick, he only needs medicinal aid; but if he is DEAD, he needs a miracle only God can...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
To Christ Be the Glory TUNE TO HOW FIRM A FOUNDATION WORDS BY JIM BYRD 1. Bless-ed Jesus, the Savior, Redeemer and King, By His blood He has saved us, His praises we sing. To Him Who has loved us and washed us from sin, To Christ be the glory...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The Son of God TUNE: Praise the Savior 220.127.116.11. Words by JIM BYRD 1. All deserve to be rejected, Yet Jehovah has elected, Multitudes to be perfected, In the Son of God. 2. Christ to save us from all...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Christ Conquered Death 1. We gather this day to honor the King, Who sits on His throne, His triumphs we sing; The Savior who died to atone for our sin, Came forth from the tomb and He liveth again. 2. Christ Jesus our Lord the battle has won, He...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Saved by Grace Tune to âO For A Thousand Tonguesâ CM Words by Jim Byrd 1. How great our guilt and sinfulness, How hopeless was our case; But God in love ordained to save Poor sinners by His grace. 2. Into this...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Declare the Glories of Our God Tune to âO GOD OUR HELPâ CM Words by Jim Byrd 1. O may the praises of the Lord, From every heart arise; Declare the greatness of our God, Who dwells above the skies. 2. Sing of His great creating...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
We will not be able to live stream the worship services this Sunday, June 28. However, tune in next week at our regular worship service times as we are praying our technical difficulties will be resolved by then. We apologize for the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Bless the Lord of Earth and Skies TUNE: TAKE MY LIFE 77.77. WORDS BY JIM BYRD 1. To the Savior, Christ the King, Adoration let us bring; What a kind and gracious Friend, May His praises never end, May His praises never end....[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our God Reigns Over All TUNE TO: âHow Sweet the Name of Jesus Soundsâ CM WORDS BY Jim Byrd 1. The Lord Jehovah governs all, And does His perfect will; His counsel He shall bring to pass, With His unerring skill. 2. ...[ abbreviated | read entire ]