Captive
Lyrics by Peter Merz and Mark E. Ellis
Music by Mark E. Ellis


1. I was a prisoner held captive.
You had me bound by all your chains.
Everywhere I looked I saw your power.
It held me captive. I struggled in vain.

2. The flames of hell were burning round me.
I couldn’t find any escape.
The thickening smoke of hell was blinding me,
A foolish captive, suffering his fate.

Ch. But devil you’re going down,
Like lightning to the ground.
My chains are falling away
Now a higher power I obey.
The blood of Jesus sets me free.
You have no hold on me.

3. You thought you’d always hold me captive,
You thought my soul was yours to keep.
But you forgot the light of Jesus.
Shines in the darkness and sets me free.

Ch. So, devil you’re going down,
Like lightning to the ground.
My chains are falling away
Now a higher power I obey.
The blood of Jesus sets me free.
You have no hold on me.


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