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Must-see video: CeCe Winans’ Thrilling “Blessed Assurance”

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 12/30/15

From last night’s telecast of the Kennedy Center Honors on CBS: the acclaimed gospel singer CeCe Winans pays tribute to honoree, actress Cicely Tyson, with a goosebump-inducing rendition of the hymn “Blessed Assurance.” It’s something to see and hear.

The words:

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! O what a foretaste of glory divine! Heir of salvation, purchase of God, Born of His Spirit, washed in His blood. Refrain:This is my story, this is my song,

praising my Savior all the day long;

this is my story, this is my song,

praising my Savior all the day long.

vs.2 Perfect submission, perfect delight! Visions of rapture now burst on my sight; Angels descending bring from above Echoes of mercy, whispers of love.

Just watch.

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