By Request, ‘In Christ Alone’

Would you believe this beautiful hymn is controversial? It’s true: flatline churches don’t like that line, “The wrath of God was satisfied.” It’s a bit too grown-up for their sensibilities.

Requested by Linda, In Christ Alone–written by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend, rejected for the PCUSA hymnal for the sake of that one line, here performed by Getty and his wife, Krystyn.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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