“Forever He is glorified. Forever He is lifted is lifted high. Forever He is risen. He is alive! He is alive!”
I was at bible study on Wednesday night per usual and the worship team began to sing “Forever” by Bethel Music. It’s a song I heard a million times but Wednesday I was listening in the spirit. God was really speaking to me and expounding on the story of Jesus. God bless the songwriter because it really captures the story of Jesus Christ and what He did for us here on Earth and why He had to die.
The words are particularly powerful and I wanted to share it with you guys. Watch and lets discuss below…
The first chorus opens with Jesus hanging on the cross. “His blood poured out for us,” symbolizing Jesus’ blood that was spilt to cover out sins. He took on our sins and our shame, our burdens, and every curse that came with a fallen humanity. He took it all the cross with him. This was a wonderful exchange; His life for ours, his blood for ours. He was the only one who could save us, because He was/is the only sinless person.
“One final breath He gave, as heaven looked away.” In the scripture you can read where Jesus looked up to Heaven as He gave His life. “It is finished,” he said. This was the purchase being approved. He purchased our sins with His life. He gave His final breathe, but that wasn’t the end. It was only the beginning. “A battle in the grave, a war on death was waged.” Jesus went into hell and reclaimed the fallen souls before His arrival and took the keys of hell from the devil. God reclaimed His people. This is why we have the victory. If we would just believe in the power of Jesus.
“The ground began to shake, the stone was rolled away.” The devil thought he’d won, but Jesus was resurrected with all the power and all the glory! The battle was finished, and it is finished! We may now life free in Christ Jesus. For this, He is forever glorified, forever risen, forever lifted high. He is alive!
“Thank God for Jesus!” As a child, I would hear my parents say this so much, but now that I know the Lord for myself, I can say it with belief. Thank God for Jesus.
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The moon and stars, they wept
The morning sun was dead
The Savior of the world was fallen
His body on the cross
His blood poured out for us
The weight of every curse upon Him
One final breath He gave
As heaven looked away
The Son of God was laid in darkness
A battle in the grave
The war on death was waged
The power of hell forever broken
The ground began to shake
The stone was rolled away
His perfect love could not be overcome
Now death, where is your sting?
Our resurrected King
Has rendered you defeated
(Now) Forever He is glorified
Forever He is lifted high
(And) Forever He is risen
He is alive, He is alive
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