Finally Free – a song about Baptism

Dying with You,rising again

leaving behind my body of sin

born in the Spirit and ready to live

accepting Your gift, and I’m ready to give 

I declare today to all the earth 

that I no longer live but Christ through me

and by His grace I have a second birth 

because He paid the price

I’m finally free

Lord find me worthy to suffer for You

to feel just a taste of what You went through

so I can stand with You when this life is done

Embraced by the Father, redeemed by the Son

Give me the boldness to stand by Your side

seeing my faith as nothing to hide

sharing with others Your mercy and grace

whenever Your time, Lord, wherever Your place 

About 5 years ago, my husband wrote these beautiful lyrics.  I put them to music and sang this at a special service where several people were baptized- including myself.  I had accepted Jesus as my Savior as a child, but had never been baptized before.

This song will always hold a special place in my heart.  It is wonderful to write songs with my husband, and even more awesome to know what He has done for all of us.   To God be the glory!

Because He paid the price, I’m finally free

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Julie is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. She has a passion for leading worship, writing songs, preaching, teaching, and thrift store shopping. Julie has two amazing teenage daughters, two dogs ("fur babies"), and one wonderful hubby :)

10 thoughts on “Finally Free – a song about Baptism

  1. Dear sis Julie,
    I really fall in love with your song and you how beautiful your voice. I really love it, sis! Thank you for sharing this beautiful song to us. Keep be blessed through your awesome song and voice:)


  2. Thank you, Dear Julie, for putting this up for me. It means more to me than I can say. I will be singing this in my heart all day and night as I usher in my wonderful moment tomorrow. It is absolutely beautiful!!!!! Again, I thank you!!! ❤


    1. Thank you, Lorrie 🙂 It is such a blessing to be able to create songs with my husband! It is a process that definitely brings us closer together. Hope you have a blessed day!


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