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Lyrics


The Reason I Sing


Second Chances
The Beauty That Surrounds
What He's Done For Me
Jesus Is Waiting Just For You
I Believe
Best Friend
How Do I Know That I'm Forgiven?
He's Just A Prayer Away
When I Call
Down By The River
Our Children's Prayer
The Reason I Sing



The Hem Of The Garment


When I Get To Heaven
All I Can See Is The Cross
More Like You Jesus
That's When I Pray
My Own Way
Never Be Alone
Tree Of Life
Face To Face
Shadow Of The Cross
Please Help Your Children
A Sinner Like Me

Second Chances


Each night as I lay in my bed, thoughts are running through my head.
I close my eyes, and I can clearly see.
I think back across the day, to what I did and had to say,
The smiles I shared, frowns I gave, it makes me have to say.
Give me just one more chance, and tomorrow,
I'll try to make a difference Lord.
To help someone who's filled with sorrow,
And share their heavy load.
As I live from day to day, and though I stumble and I stray,
I know the Lord will always see me through.
In His Word, He's made this vow, and though
I don't quite know just how, I know within my heart, His Word is true.
As I wake to each new day, I know that I just have to say,
A thank you to the Lord who sits on high.
He's the One who gave to me, new life for all eternity,
And He'll be with me till the end of time.
Thank you Lord, for giving second chances,
And never turning us away.
And even though we're not deserving,
You forgive us anyway.

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The Beauty That Surrounds


The smell outside, after a rain,
And the sun coming out and shining again,
We see the rainbow and we know.
The seeds we planted deep in the ground,
We water and tend, and soon we've found,
A flower whose beauty is beyond compare.
Don't you see Him all around
In the beauty that surrounds,
It's so very, very plain to see.
Can't you feel how much He cares,
See His power everywhere,
Showing that His love's for you and me.
The mountains standing tall and strong,
And the sweet morning sound of a robin's song.
The rushing of a fast moving stream.
The sound of a newborn baby's cry
And the beauty in a sunset sky,
Gives us peace that we can keep within.

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What's He's Done For Me


I can't heal a lame man, so he can walk again,
Or touch the eyes of a blind man, so he can see again.
I can't make a mountain, or calm the raging seas,
But I can tell you, what He's done for me.
He has taken away my blindness, so I can see.
Calmed the raging waters, way down inside me.
Gave my feet the direction, so they'll know the right way.
Changed my life completely, that's what He's done for me
I can't walk on water, or make the sun to shine.
Or feed 5,000 people, or turn water into wine.
I can't make an eagle, to soar wild and free.
But I can tell you, what He's done for me.
He came to us for Calvary, to die upon the cross,
To heal and show forgiveness, to a world that was lost.
To mend each broken spirit, and give life eternally,
And He'll do for you, what He's done for me.
He will take away your blindness, so you can see.
Calm the raging waters, that are running deep.
Give your feet direction, so they'll know the right way.
Change your life completely, just like He's done for me.

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Jesus Is Waiting Just For You


Take a step in the right direction,
You will find true salvation.
Jesus is waiting just for you.
Get down on your knees and pray,
And He will save you today.
Jesus is waiting just for you.
Jesus is waiting just for you.
He'll forgive you all you sin.
There is nothing He can't do.
Jesus is waiting just for you.
Turn your back on the world below.
Look up to the sky and know,
Jesus is waiting just for you.
With His arms opened wide,
He will stay right by your side.
Jesus is waiting just for you.

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I Believe


I believe, that the Lord hears me.
Yes, I believe, that the Lord hears me.
When on His name I call,
Oh, I believe.
Well I believe, that He loves me so.
Yes, I believe, that He loves me so.
And when He died,
Oh, He saved my soul.
Well I believe, what the Good Book says,
Yes, I believe, what the Good Book says.
And it says, one day,
He's coming back again.
And I'll never stop thanking Him for dying,
For a world full of sinners such as me.
And I'm gonna spend my whole life trying,
To share with the world that I am free.
I believe.

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Best Friend


It doesn't matter what you're going through in you life,
You may have some dark clouds in you sky.
There is Someone waiting that can help you through,
And He'll wipe every teardrop that you cry.
Give Him a chance today, and you will be so glad.
He will be the Best Friend that you've ever had.
He will stand by you when you are feeling all alone.
He will come again tot take you home.
Everyone has days when they feel so blue,
They just want to run away and hide.
There is Someone waiting that can help you through.
And He'll wipe every tear drop that you cry

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How Do I Know That I'm Forgiven?


The devil comes to me at night,
Reminds me of every sin.
Says nothing that I do is right,
He makes me doubt that I'm forgiven.
There's just no way that I'm am saved,
Not a sinner such as I,
And there's nothing I can do
But fall down on my knees and cry.
How do I know that I'm forgiven?
And that one day I'll see my Lord.
What makes me sure that I'll see Heaven,
And walk on the streets of purest gold?
How do I know that He saved me?
When they nailed Him to the cross
How do I know I'm forgiven,
And I'm not one of the lost?
Then I think about my Saviour
And the promises He told.
I remember that I asked Him,
Into my heart to save my soul
As I claim His every promise
I know He'll guide me through the night,
With His loving arms around me,
I hear Him whisper in the night.
He says my child you are forgiven,
And yes, one day you'll see your Lord.
He says My child you will see Heaven,
And walk on streets of purest gold.
For you know that I saved you,
When they nailed Me to the cross.
He says My child you are forgiven,
You are not one of the lost

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He's Just A Prayer Away


So don't you ever worry,
When troubles get you down.
Cause there's a Special Someone,
Just waiting to be found.
He'll always walk beside you,
And guide you through each day.
So don't you ever worry,
He's just a prayer away.
Sometimes we feel so lonely,
Sometimes we feel so blue.
It may seem we’re all alone,
No one to help us through.
But lift your eyes to heaven,
And say a little prayer,
And know we have His promise,
That He'll always be near.
Sometimes we get discouraged,
We're sad and down and out.
But He is there beside us,
He's always the way out.
And with His gentle hands,
He'll comfort lovingly,
And in the stillness of your heart,
He'll whisper tenderly.

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When I Call


High in the sky, way beyond the blue,
Jesus is waiting, to help me and you.
He sees every sparrow, and He cares if it falls,
So I know, He'll hear me when I call.
I know He'll hear me when I call.
He saved me, and helps me with my all.
My burdens are gone, and so I can go on.
And I know, He'll hear me when I call.
He can hear, a whisper in the night.
Calm all fears, and make everything all right.
He sees every sparrow, and He cares if it falls.
So I know, He'll hear me when I call.
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Down By The River
I've tried to do the best I could,
But I still do the bad, instead of the good.
I know that He hears me, whenever I pray.
So I'm going to the river, and He'll wash my sins away.
I'm going down to the river,
Gonna let the Lord wash my sins away.
He's promised that I'll live forever,
Gonna be white as snow.
Gonna let everybody know
That He's the One who saved my soul,
Down by the river.
Now sometimes I stumble and fall.
He knows my heart and He hears me when I call.
He gently takes me by the hand, shows me the way.
So I'm going to the river and He'll wash my sins away.

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Our Children's Prayer


Dear God,
Watch our children today,
No matter where they play.
Keep your hand over them, so they'll be safe.
Help their parents to be strong, to teach them right from wrong.
Keep them sheltered from harm, Dear God.
Protect these little ones today.
Guard each step that they take.
Keep them sheltered and safe, in your love.
Dear God,
Let us never stop trying,
To keep our children from crying.
Teach us to be patient kind and true.
Help us everyday in all that we do and say,
To show them all the right way, Dear God.

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The Reason I Sing


You came to us out of love, You came from Heaven above,
You came to save us from our sins.
You only ask that we receive You in our hearts and believe,
Then You will come and live within.
Lord of Lords, King of Kings, You are the reason I sing.
You are the One who set me free.
You are the One, the only One.
You are God's precious son.
You are the one who died for me.
When we let Him live within, He shows us how to love again,
And takes away our foolish pride.
He takes our hand everyday, and our burdens fade away.
He helps us heal the hurts inside.
When we believe and follow Him, He promises to come again.
Coming to take His children home.
Where He'll take away our fears, and He'll wipe away our tears,
Where we'll never be alone.

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When I Get To Heaven


When I get to heaven, here's what I'm gonna do.
I'm gonna find Brother Noah, ask him about his floating zoo.
Cause I've always wondered, how they all made it through,
Floating with them animals that came in 2 x 2.
When I get to heaven, here's what I'm gonna say.
When I find Brother Daniel, gonna ask him what he prayed.
Alone in that lion's den, all night till break of day.
When I get to heaven, that's what I'm gonna say.
When I get to heaven, here's who I hope to find.
A man named Jonah, looking for piece of mind.
He tried to hide from everyone, and almost got his wish,
But instead he ended up, in the belly of a fish.
But first when I see heaven, my Saviour I must find.
The One who came down to earth, and for us He died.
I never can thank Him enough, for all He's done.
Forever in Heaven, I'll sing praises to the Son.

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All I Can See Is The Cross


I was driving home one night, from working late again.
As I drove, I saw the Church with a light, glowing within.
It had been many years ago, since I'd stood in the House of the Lord.
Surely God had forgotten me.
I felt all alone in this world.
I stopped and went inside the Church. I couldn't just drive on by.
I could hear the choir sing. It sounded like angels on high.
I couldn't stop the tears that fell. I cried for the time that I'd lost.
When I lifted up my eyes, All I could see was the cross.
When I lifted up my eyes, all I could see was the cross where He died.
Surrendered my all to the Lamb of God, all I could see was the cross
There've been times since that wonderous night, that heartaches have come my way.
Temptations, trials, have followed me, to make me lose my way.
Now I have a way that's true. I'm no longer lost.
I keep my eyes on my Lord until, all I can see is the cross.

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More Like You Jesus


Lord, I come to You, and ask that You would give,
Your love, and compassion to me.
That when I meet, my neighbor, a friend or a stranger,
Lord, let them see Your love in me.
I want to be, more like You Jesus
I want to see, the world through Your eyes.
I want a heart, that cares like You Jesus,
When I see the hurting, with tears they can't hide.
Lord, I come to You, and ask that You would give,
A light that shines bright in me
To share with those in darkness, the ones who've lost their way.
Lord, let them see Your light in me.
Lord, I come to You, and ask that You would give.
Your words of hope to me.
That when I meet the lonely, the wounded, or the weary,
Lord, let them, see Your hope in me.

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That's When I Pray


When this world thinks I am down, and it's won another round,
When it tells me that I have no other way.
All I can do now is cry, cause of all the hurt inside,
When it's got me on my knees, that's when I pray.
And I say, "Thank you Father, for loving me,"
And I say, "Thank you Jesus, for saving me."
My every prayer, You always hear, and I know You're always near.
When this world leads me astray, that's when I pray.
When this world thinks I'm alone, and that I can't carry on.
When it asks me why I keep trying each day.
How is it I don't give up, even when there's no way out?
When it's got me on my knees, that's when I pray.

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My Own Way


I have tried my own way, to stand on my own.
I never listened when they said, you can't make it all alone.
I have paid the price, for choices that I've made.
I've learned my lessons well, going my own way.
I'm tired of going my own way.
Walking 'round with no direction, always going the wrong way.
I know this way of life, is more than I can take.
I need to change the path I'm on, stop going my own way.
I have whispered my prayers, to the night winds.
They have lifted my cares, to my Lord who forgives.
Like the prodigal son, I'm coming home to stay.
I'll change the path I'm on, stop going my own way.

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Never Be Alone


Now sometimes I just can't understand,
The thoughts and deeds of mortal man.
We walk around lost everyday,
Not knowing that He has a better way.
Bring your burdens, bring your cares,
To the cross, He'll meet you there,
No more will you carry your load.
You'll be free from every sin,
Heaven's gate, you'll enter in,
He'll take your hand, and you'll never be alone.
Instead of fighting through another day,
Thinking that there is no other way.
Just listen to the Master when He calls,
Cause He's the One who'll catch you when you fall.

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Tree Of Life


I know that Jesus died at Calvary,
And that He was nailed to a cross.
I know He suffered great agony,
To save this world that was lost.
I've heard about the tree that made the cross,
How it was old, it had no life.
But I think that when He died at Calvary
Jesus died on the tree of life.
Cause when they hung my Saviour on that cross,
He died for me, when He died for the lost.
And when they drove the nails in arms stretched opened wide,
When Jesus died for me, He died on the tree of life.
There was a tree of life in the garden,
They could look, but not touch.
But they gave into temptation,
Even though, they had so much.
They had to leave that beautiful garden,
They changed the world for all time.
How could they know that because of that one sin?
Jesus would one day pay the price.

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Face To Face


I've never met the man face to face,
Yet I know that I am saved by his grace.
I've never heard His voice call out my name,
But I know He hears my voice, when on my knees I pray.
Jesus, I will follow, follow You wherever You go.
Though you lead, down paths uncertain,
When I reach my journeys end, I know I'll be home.
I've never met the man, Who gave sight to the blind,
Yet I know that in His plan, it was for me he died.
I've been through times and trials, I didn't understand,
But through them I kept my hold, on a nail scarred hand.
I've had people ask, how can this be?
Why would I follow Someone I have never seen?
How can I know that I've been saved by His grace?
I tell them all will be clear, when I see Him face to face.

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Shadow Of The Cross


I see a tree, standing tall, reaching up to the sky,
Taking all that it needs from the sun.
It's roots grow deep in the ground,
The winds may blow, but strength it's found,
Just knowing that it might bend, but it won't break.
It might bend, but it won't break,
No matter what comes its way.
Even when the storms begin to blow.
It stands firm, and it stands strong, this is where it belongs
I want to be like that tree, standing tall.
I see a stream flowing down, from the mountain to the ground,
It will flow until one day, it's at the sea.
Sometimes it's fast, or maybe slow, but it keeps reaching for the goal.
It keeps bringing life where ever it flows.
It brings life wherever it flows, sharing hope as it goes.
Letting nothing ever slow it down.
Round each rock, and every bend, it will flow until the end.
I want to be, like that stream flowing down.
I see a cross on a hill, it will save without fail,
Any soul who will come to the Lord.
It stands for righteousness and truth, and all who come find life anew,
When they stand in the shadow of the cross.
In the shadow of the cross, there is hope for the lost.
The weary can lay their burdens down.
There's not one He'll turn away, and forever they will stay,
With the Saviour in the shadow of the cross.

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Please Help Your Children


Please help your children Lord, as we go on our way.
Keep our feet from stumbling, and hear us when we pray.
Show us where we need to go, teach us what we need to know.
Please help your children Lord, make it through each day.
Cause we've tried it on our own, and we're tired of being alone.
And now we know there's no other way, so please help your children Lord
Make it through each day.
Please meet your children Lord, at the foot of the cross.
Take away each burden, from souls that are lost.
Promise that we're not alone, that one day, you'll take us home.
Please help your children Lord, make it through each day.
Please love your children Lord, though we're tempted and weak.
Bring us to the fold again, when forgiveness we seek.
Tell us that forevermore, we'll dwell on that Golden Shore.
Please help your children Lord, make it through each day.
Please comfort your children Lord, when we are feeling low.
Guide us to the mountain top, from the valley below.
Turn our face to the Son, till we hear Him say "Well, done."
Please help your children Lord, make it through each day.

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A Sinner Like Me

I have many questions, but I don't have all the answers.
And sometimes, they weigh heavy on my mind.
But as I live each day, I'm sure of my future.
And that one day, I'll leave these questions, far behind.
I'll find out how a perfect man, could leave His home in Glory land.
For a cross that would be called Calvary.
He turned His back on streets of Gold, to save each lost soul.
He came to die for a sinner like me.
I have tried to be strong, but sometimes I falter.
And my sins, they weigh heavy on my soul.
But when I bring my doubts and fears to my Saviour,
He tells me that one day, all things I will know.

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