1 From death to life, oh, what a thought!
Within my soul what change is wrought
By pow’r divine, no tongue can tell,
One thing I know—for me ’tis well;
From darkness unto light sublime,
Through my Redeemer’s matchless Name;
For this He left His home on high,
That I should not forever die.
Oh, praise the Lord for victory,
From death to life He lifted me;
By His great love and pow’r divine
Eternal life is truly mine.
2 There Jesus paid it all, I see,
To bring this wondrous life to me;
Life from above, oh, joy sublime!
That such a treasure should be mine;
Now in God’s Son I have a part,
Eternal life within my heart,
Translated from the shades of night,
Into the realm of glorious light. [Refrain]
3 A resurrection, I confess,
Has taken place within my breast;
I’ve been awakened from the dead,
And now I live with Christ instead;
And when I lay this body down,
To mold and crumble in the ground,
My ransomed soul shall fly away,
To one long, bright, eternal day. [Refrain]
4 There light and life without an end
Into eternity shall blend;
And I the Lord of life shall greet,
And worship at His blessed feet;
Then may I clasp His nail-scarred hands,
Which broke for me death’s awful bands,
By His great love; how could it be?
From death to life He lifted me. [Refrain]
Display Title: From Death to LifeFirst Line: From death to life, oh, what a thought!Tune Title: [From death to life, oh, what a thought]Author: Ulysses PhillipsMeter: 188.8.131.52 D 184.108.40.206Scripture: John 5:24Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/From_Death_to_Life); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (470)