“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!)

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.

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.

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!

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.


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