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Who is Jesus Christ?
What we believe about Jesus Christ the Son of God, and His atoning work on the Cross.
Download free songs about Jesus from The Secret Place.
There are many sites on the web, some clearly promote the cause of Christ, some do not. We thought we would let you know where we stand in relation to the Person of Jesus Christ.
At The Secret Place, we believe “there is no other name given among men by which we must be saved.” Jesus Christ, the Son of God, lived a sinless life and took our eternal punishment when He was crucified for our sins. He rose from the dead to secure our eternal life and right standing with God. By grace we are saved through believing in Him and what He accomplished on our behalf. We cannot be saved by our own efforts. When Jesus cried out on the cross, “It is finished”, our salvation and acceptance with God was a completed work.
Jesus shed His blood to pay the price for our sins – our rebellion, our mistakes and all our shortcomings in life. When we accept that the blood of Jesus was shed as a sacrifice on our behalf, and confess Him as Lord, a miracle of transformation takes place in our lives and the Holy Spirit creates in us a new nature. The Bible calls it being “born again.”
I confessed Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour at a Billy Graham crusade when I was 14 years old, and will be eternally grateful. I have been a believer for over 40 years. My wife and I currently pastor Pursuit Church in Auckland, New Zealand. (View Doctrinal Statement of Belief.)
We also adhere to the Apostle’s Creed - a centuries old christian statement of faith that has stood the test of time, and is still the basis of many christian institutions’ statement of belief.
The name of Jesus in my songs
I love God, and my greatest passion is to write songs for Him. People sometimes ask me why the name of Jesus is not mentioned more often in my songs. It’s something I never even thought about till someone asked me. I usually use the name “Father” or “Lord” in my song lyrics, but because the Godhead is a trinity, whenever I sing to God, in my mind I am addressing all three - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Jesus taught us to pray to the Father in His name, so in most of my worship songs to God I address the Father, but I also use “Lord” very frequently. In my heart, Jesus is in every song, even if His name is not.
I do have several songs that refer specifically to the name “Jesus”: Jesus I really need you (Pursuit of His Presence album)
Jesus (“Precious saviour” on the Highways to Zion album)
So good to be here ( The Secret Place 2 - Passionate Pursuit album)
Jesus I thank You (unreleased)
Kiss the Son (unreleased)
Born of the Spirit (unreleased)
If you do not know Jesus personally, and have not yet made a decision for Him, I encourage you to seek out a Bible believing church and find someone who can help you.
I also encourage you to spend some time listening to the songs on this site - they are all written from a heart in love with Jesus. My prayer is that you will fall in love with Him too.
Jesus music - Jesus name in the songs of the Secret Place