Six Hours

Taking you back in time to listen to a song I wrote many years ago about the six hours on the cross. It is  hard to wrap my brain around the fact that Christ was willing to become what I am, so that I can become what he is – free from sin – by the way of his atoning sacrifice.

While I was still wearing the filthy rags of rebellion toward God – He called me to Him.

A perfect Lamb, it was perfect love that was thinking of me when He spread out His arms wide and died for me.

The lyrics are posted below the song link/ click below to hear the song

06 Six Hours (written, recorded by J. McClain copyright 2000)

What I am is a child of grace, what I am is free from sin

What I am is guilty for your hours of agony

Chorus: Six hours of agony, six hours in eternity

Perfect love, perfect Lamb, spread out for what I am

Perfect love, perfect Lamb, spread out for what I am

Every time I break your heart, do I intensify your pain

Every time I turn away, do you suffocate again

You bore them all, one by one,

The weight of everything I’ve done

Kept you there, ’til it was done

For all eternity

 

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