"Undone" as written by and Peter C./millard Kipley....
No apologies
For who I'm meant to be
The only thing that matters is
I am free

When I am overwhelmed
Holding pieces of my heart
When I feel my world
Start to fall apart

To the cross I run
Holding high my chains undone
Now I am finally free
Free to be what I've become
Undone

Even in defeat
The face of tragedy
Still you'd have to say that
I found victory

In brokenness comes beauty
Divine fragility
Reminding me of nail scarred hands
Reaching out for me

To the cross I run
Holding high my chains undone
Now I am finally free
Free to be what I've become

To the cross I run
Holding high my chains undone
Now I am finally free
Free to be what I've become
Undone

Hallelujah I'm undone!
To the cross I run
Holding high my chains undone
Now I am finally free

Free to be what I've become
To the cross I run
Holding high my chains undone
Now I am finally free

Free to be what I've become
Undone
To the cross I run
To be what I've become
And I'm undone


Lyrics submitted by incuthrice07

"Undone" as written by Bart Millard Barry E. Graul

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    General CommentTotally gots to run to the cross when trials are upon us! It's the only way to get through 'em!
    incuthrice07on June 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so awesomely written. I love the part: "In brokenness comes beauty
    Divine fragility
    Reminding me of nail scarred hands
    Reaching out for me"
    Just beautiful and so touching.
    Fading_into_lighton April 18, 2005   Link
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    My InterpretationI think this song deals with personal failure and the freedom we find in Christ when we turn from our sin and turn to Him.

    The theme is centered around someone who is bound in chains which is a direct parallel to sin in our lives. This situation that the person is in, is bigger then the daily sin in which we all suffer from. The author speaks of "brokenness", "defeat", "tragedy". This song is about a big moral and personal failure in the person's life and only when he/she runs to the cross, will their chains be "undone".

    I am one who is coming out of a big, moral failure in my life and this song takes on particular meaning. The daily choices I made to turn from Christ and embrace this particular thing became "chains" in my life. As a result of my sin and my refusal to repent and turn from it, I experienced true "brokenness", "defeat", and "tragedy" in my life.

    But as the author so perfectly describes it, if we run to the Cross, we experience true freedom and it is beautiful and divine. The Victory part is what I am struggling with personally...I have yet to truly accept God's forgiveness for what I did and I realize I am short changing what God wants to do.

    Still work to be done but what a beautiful song that speaks of Gods mercy and forgiveness when we make colossal mistakes in our personal lives.
    Rodeojoneswaon April 10, 2010   Link

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