First Line:

In the beginning, in the form of God

Songbook: andygleiser.com/hymns

Song Key: D

Language: English

Authors: Andy Gleiser and Reba Snyder

PowerPoint Slides (.ppt)


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In the beginning, in the form of God,
with just a word You sang creations' song,
but when by sin humanity was marred,
you took on flesh to save a world gone wrong.

You are the Christ, Son of the living God,
my rebel heart in mercy Your pursued.
No other name deserves my praise,
You are my life, my all, and I belong to You!

At Calvary, the soldiers chose the nails
to fasten You upon the cruel tree.
The hammer drove into Your sinless hands
the nails You chose to pay sin's penalty. (Chorus)

Triumphantly prevailing over hell,
You broke sin's curse, by rising from the dead.
Parading captives forth in victory,
You freed my soul and crushed the serpent's head. Chorus)

And when one day redemption is complete,
I gaze at last upon Your face unveiled,
my voice shall echo through eternity,
""In spite of me, Your saving grace prevailed!: (Chorus)

Additional Information

To hear this song, visit http://www.andygleiser.com/hymns.html Andy and Reba have graciously consented to offer this song at no cost. Permission for this song can be obtained by emailing Andy Gleiser at [email protected]. A free PDF is also available at www.andygleiser.com

Includes Wide Format PowerPoint file!

NEW! This PowerPoint File has been recently updated to our new format!

Updated Format! Beginning in November of 2016, we changed the way we formatted our PowerPoint files. The font is larger and the staff lines are bolder, making the songs easier to read from a greater distance, including smaller screens/monitors in the rear of the sanctuary.

All songs digitized previous to that date are in the "older" format.


  • Andy Gleiser/Reba Snyder