Burdened, buried, bound in slavery

Labor long and far from home

Working, wishing, wanting, waiting

Not forgotten, not alone

Exodus must be the answer;

The power of God intercede

Guiding, guarding through the waters;

Fire and cloud take the lead


Finding, feeling this new freedom;

Yet there’s grumbling on the quest

No satisfaction, no thanksgiving;

Put the giver to the test

Gracious God he gives in mercy;

Even to faithless cries

Water from the rock is flowing;

Bread and bird from on High


Looking, lusting, longing idols

god of self and god of gold

Pagan treasure, fleshly desires

The human heart would be sold

Dying souls need their salvation

The Lamb of God slain to give

Lifted high with our sin bearing

All who look to him will live


One name to bring me out of this wilderness

One name to set captives free

One name alone to lead to the Promised Land

One name to Christ, glory be


Only one name under heaven

Christ by which we must be saved


It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead…Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:10,12


Keep Christ First,

Pastor Chris Christenson