The Power Of The Cross

Writer(s): Keith Getty, Stuart Townend

Theme(s): Resurrection & Sacrifice , Easter

Tempo: Slow

Ministry(s): ThankYou Music

Original Key(s): A

Scripture Reference(s): Romans 5:8

Verse 1
D/F#
Oh to
E/G#
see the
A
dawn of the
E7/B
darkest
A/C#
day
D
Christ on the
A/C#
road to
Bm7
cal -
Dmaj7
va -
Esus
ry
E
D/F#
Tried by
E/G#
sinful
A
men, torn and
E7/B
beaten
A/C#
then
D
Nailed to a
A/C#
cross
Dmaj7
of
Esus
wood
E
Chorus 1
A/C#
This the
D
pow'r
E/G#
of the
A
cross
A/C#
Christ be
D
came
E/G#
sin for
A
us
A/C#
Took the
D
blame,
B/D#
bore the
E
wrath
E/D
We
A/C#
stand for
D
given
Esus
at
E
the
A
cross
Verse 2
Oh to see the pain written on Your face
Bearing the awesome weight of sin
Ev’ry bitter thought, ev’ry evil deed
Crowning Your blood - stained brow
(REPEAT CHORUS)
Verse 3
Now the daylight flees, now the ground beneath
Quakes as its maker bows his head
Curtain torn in two, dead are raised to life
'Finished!' the vict'ry cry
Verse 4
Oh to see my name written in the wound
For through Your suf'ering I am free
Death is crushed to death, life is mine to live
Won through Your selfless love
Chorus 2
A/C#
This the
D
pow'r
E/G#
of the
A
cross
A/C#
Son of
D
God
E/G#
slain for
A
us
A/C#
What a
D
life,
B/D#
what a
E
cost
E/D
We
A/C#
stand for
D
given
Esus
at
E
the
A
cross