Message Of The Cross
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 16:04:45 BST Subject: d/deliriou5/message_of_the_cross.crd "Message of the Cross" By Deliriou5? (Formerly Cutting Edge) Posted By Joseph Attard (Jattard@Plymouth.ac.uk) Edited from submission by Kevin Kroitor (Whoseywhat@hotmail.com) Verse 1: G C(no3) G This is the message of the cross, that we can be free C(no3) G To live in the victory and turn from our sin. A7sus C(no3) G My precious Lord Jesus with sinners you died. A7sus C(no3) G For there you revealed your love and you laid down your life. Verse 2: This is the message of the cross, that we can be free. To lay all our burdens here at the foot of the tree. The cross was the shame of the world But the glory of God For Jesus, You conquered sin and You gave us new life. Chorus A: G D G You set me free when I came to the cross, D G Poured out your blood for I was broken and lost. D Em7 There I was healed and you covered my sin C(no3) It's there you saved me D G This is the message of the cross Verse 3: This is the message of the cross, that we can be free. To hunger for heaven, Lord, to hunger for Thee. "The cross is such foolishness to the perishing, But to us who are being saved, it is the power of God." Chorus B: You set us free when we come to the cross. You pour out your blood for we are broken and lost. Here we are healed and you cover our sin. It's here you save us. You set me free when I come to the cross. Pour out your blood for I am broken and lost. Here I am healed and you cover my sin. It's here you save me. This is the message of the cross. Coda: G D Let us rejoice at the foot of the cross C(no3) G/B D We can be free, glory to God G D Thank you, Lord Thank you, Lord C(no3) G/B D You set us free glory to God G G This is an absolutely cracking song from a band that are going to be even bigger than they are already. Keep an eye out for them. The track comes from the Cutting Edge 1 & 2 album. The words are by lead singer/acoustic guitarist Martin Smith.