“This Is War”

“This Is War”
Words and Music by Dustin Kensrue
Chorus by Spencer Abbott, Mattox Shuler and Joel Brown
From the solo album This Good Night Is Still Everywhere (2008)

(Click on any of the words/lines in the song to access related Bible passages!)

VERSE 1
This is war like you ain’t seen
This winter’s long, it’s cold and mean
With downcast hearts, we stood condemned,
But the tide turns now at Bethlehem.

VERSE 2
This is war, and born tonight
The Word as flesh, the Lord of Light,
The Son of God, the low-born King,
Whom demons fear, of whom angels sing.

CHORUS
Hallelujah! A Child is born!
He is the rescue we’ve waited for!
The Throne of David, He will restore
And reign with mercy forevermore!

VERSE 3
This is war on sin and death,
The dark will take its final breath;
It shakes the earth, confounds all plans,
The mystery of God-as-man!

_____________________________________

Updated 11/29/2014 – included link to “But the tide turns now at Bethlehem” and updated the accompanying video to The Modern Post’s 2014 recording.

Advertisements

One thought on ““This Is War”

  1. Pingback: Playlist: The Best New Christmas Music -

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s