05-22-19 Wednesday Night Opera

This evening we were invited to a church in our district for a night of opera and congregational singing. The singer, Phil Webb, is an international Opera singer, but also works at the Masters University in Los Angeles. The evening was filled with traditional hymns and songs we got to join in on. It really was a lovely experience and I’m glad we were able to attend!

Were It Not For Grace

Time measured out my days
Life carried me along
In my soul I yearned to follow God
But knew I’d never be so strong
I looked hard at this world
To learn how heaven could be gained
Just to end where I began
Where human effort is all in vain
Were it not for grace
I can tell you where I’d be
Wandering down some pointless road to nowhere
With my salvation up to me
I know how that would go
The battles I would face
Forever running but losing this race
Were it not for grace
So here is all my praise
Expressed with all my heart
Offered to the Friend who took my place
And ran a course I could not start
And when He saw in full
Just how much His would cost
He still went the final mile between me and heaven
So I would not be lost
Were it not for grace
I can tell you where I’d be
Wandering down some pointless road to nowhere
With my salvation up to me
I know how that would go
The battles I would face
Forever running but losing this race
Were it not for grace
Forever running but losing this race
Were it not for grace
Songwriters: David Hamilton / Phill Mchugh

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