One touch then a new life began

In this world like we are living right now….when all hopes seem to fade away, I would love to start my first post here with the lyric of a very old song but it’s already transformed into a new version and sung by Gaither Vocal Band and that exactly suits the name of this blog, Star of Hope  🙂

The Old Rugged Cross Made The Difference | Gaither Vocal Band  

‘Twas a life filled with aimless desperation
Without hope walked the shell of a man;
Then a hand with a nailprint stretched downward,
Just one touch then a new life began.

(chorus:)

And the old rugged cross made the difference
In a life bound for heartache and defeat;
I will praise Him forever and ever
For the cross made the difference for me.

Barren walls echoed harshness and anger
Little feet run in terror to hide;
Now those walls ring with love, warmth and laughter,
Since the giver of life moved inside.

(chorus)

There’s a room filled with sad, ashen faces
Without hope death has wrapped them in gloom;
But at the side of a saint there’s rejoicing,
For life can’t be sealed in a tomb.

(chorus)

-thank you, Lord!

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