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That’s Why Jesus Came

Kristene DiMarco


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In my desire for righteousness

I turned my heart into a fortress

Built higher walls with no drawbridge

I grabbed my sword and I clenched my fists



Oh fear divides and separates

And as wisdom often masquerades

But Jesus comes and violates

Every kingdom built to isolate



I thought my whole life

There was just a pull from one side

A dark attempt to see me compromise

Then religion told me to be holy

With a burden on my shoulders

Though meaning well still gave me hell

And I realized just the same

The roads are wide on both sides

But that’s why Jesus came



I’m gonna walk this line straight through time

Holdin’ fast to Jesus Christ

As bombs go off on my left and right

I’m gonna walk this line till I see the light



I thought my whole life

There was just a pull from one side

A dark attempt to see me compromise

And then religion told me to be holy

With a burden on my shoulders

Though meaning well still gave me hell

And I realized just the same

The roads are wide on both sides

But that’s why Jesus came



His yoke is easy, His burden doesn’t crush me

His hand is always steady and so I’ll let Him lead

The blind guide blindly but I see the best when trusting

His hand is always steady, so I’ll let Him lead



His yoke is easy and His burden doesn’t crush me

His hand is always steady, so I’ll let Him lead

The blind guide blindly but I see the best when trusting

His hand is always steady, so I’ll let Him lead



Thought my whole life

There was just a pull from one side

A dark attempt to see me compromise

Then religion told me to be holy

With a burden on my shoulders

Though meaning well still gave me hell

And I realized just the same

The roads are wide on both sides

But that’s why Jesus came



I’m gonna walk this line straight through time

Holdin’ fast to Jesus Christ

As bombs go off on my left and right

I’m gonna walk this line till I see the light

That’s Why Jesus Came

Kristene DiMarco

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Song Details

CCLI# 7194501

Written by Kristene DiMarco, Bede Benjamin-Korporaal, Leslie Jordan, Gable Price


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