During this Easter season as we pause to reflect upon Jesus’ incredible suffering, his selfless sacrifice, and sorrowful death, let us also remember to ponder our infinite blessings because He Lives! Enjoy this beautiful song by Sally DeFord.
“Because He Lives”, LyricsBecause He lives; Because He rose in mighty triumph from the grave, I put my trust in Him, and seek to follow Him in faith. Because He lives, I shall find strength to stand against the tempter’s power He is my refuge and defense in every troubled hour Chorus: Because He lives, I can bear whatever burden may be mine I am encircled in the arms of love divine Because He lives, He will banish every shadow of my pain Every sorrow will be swallowed up in Him For in His hand is healing for the weary soul This I know because He lives Because He lives my heart is filled with peace amid a world of fear And through the blindness of the night, in Him I rest secure Because He lives there is no task so great that I cannot endure I bear no heartache that His tender mercy cannot cure (Chorus) Because He lives I will fear no darkness Because He lives I will walk in light Because He lives I will praise His kindness Because He lives Hope shines ever bright Because He lives I will seek His righteousness Because He lives I’ll follow where He leads Because He lives I shall conquer even death And I shall live because He lives! Because He lives I will rejoice in Christ and glorify His name And with the willing voice of gratitude proclaim: My Savior lives! Because He lives He will banish every shadow of my pain Every sorrow will be swallowed up in Him For in His hand is healing for the weary soul This I know, Because He lives ~~~~~~~~
written by Sally Deford – Church Anthem/Hymn Award of Distinction, 2000