When we hear it we need to listen close. Yea we feel it, first a draft and then a wind. It will feel like a burn or a shiver. Yea we feel it. It's a pull to the earth. Like a hand on the top of your head You feel safe he . . .
Above all powers, above all kingsAbove all nature and all created thingsAbove all wisdom and all the ways of manYou were here before the world beganAbove all kingdoms, above all thronesAbove all wonders the world has eve . . .
Words and music by Carolyn ArendsBones will ache Hearts will break When living takes its toll Tears will fall Still all is well with my soulStorms will come Hide the sun And leave us numb with cold Rains will fall Still . . .
I feel a burning, deep inside of me I feel your Spirit, it's moving around me I hear Your voice, You're calling me closer I know that You're here, You're calling me closer And I will... Chorus Love You with all of my hea . . .
Words and music by Carolyn ArendsI am talking too loud when there's so much I should be hearing I am walking too proud when I know a fall is nearing I am thinking too much for someone who knows too little I am spinning s . . .
Always - Reed Temple Mass Choir
May joy come in the morning May the sparrow sing of it all day May peace float down like an autumn leaf Gather in piles for children to play May forgiveness be an open field May this be the land that I trod May my soul b . . .
You are a jewel, virtue, treasure.Angelic in heart, painting grace.With every passing moment,I'm falling in love with you.You're my morning song and evening lullaby.Your kindness is killing me.Your soft words will be my . . .
Words and music by Ray Boltz and Lawrence Chewning They were watching from a distance And they could not Take their eyes from You You were bleeding They were weeping Faithful sisters, they had followed you They did not u . . .
Maybe tonight we'll get back together Sound the alarms, break all the levers These streets are ours Our anthem rings You'd know the truth If these walls could sing Amateur youth sling down the signs Gather the masses, fr . . .
And we're driving just as fast as we can And we're racing to outrun the wind It's just me and you and you and me so wild eyed So young, bright eyed and free And we're trying to get out of here And a small town romance dr . . .
V 1: I see the same things so many times People search but only use their minds Search for something they cannot see, therefore they can't believe They want a promise that will never lie What they desire can't be seen by . . .
By Carolyn Arends and Connie HarringtonWhat will people think? What will people say? I can't believe these questions scare me so What's it gonna take To get into the game What could be the worst scenario? I could hit a w . . .
I will come to You if You don't mind this mess Cause I have brusehd up my act, but I'm still an Orphan in rags trying to look her best There's been talk all over town about the One who fixes the broken down I will come t . . .
Write down,to remind yourself on how it can be Heartstrings, you're tugging at my heartstrings Helpless, I have become so helpless to your touch Touch me somehow Restless, you leave me restless Breathless wait for me The . . .
Falling on my knees in worshipGiving all I am to seek your faceLord all I am is yoursMy whole lifeI place in your handsGod of MercyHumbled I bow downIn your presence at your throneI called you answeredAnd you came to my . . .
Another chance has come and goneAnd I allowed my faith to fade into the backgroundHow can I claim to be like your SonAnd keep hanging on to what I knowHe died to free me from?I'm tired of blending inI'm tired of being on . . .
We really cannot stayThe colours of the doorFlying through the fernsThe staggering cloudsThese lives we love . . .
If I could write one letter To the world as we know it I would list these rhymes That mean everything to me Heartache temporary Bullets only stop your blood Pain will live on and on In everyone, in everyone And we could . . .
I'm lookin' for some comfort, someone to soothe my pain I'm taken by the notion, true love can feel no shame; So in my desperation, it seems I've been decieved The tempting hand of pleasure has made a fool of me An invit . . .
Come a little closer You're my confidantWhen the sun fades into the nightAnd my thought drift across the dayThere's a feeling I am holding tightAnd I'm thankful that you're just a prayer awayI've been longing for the one . . .
"Count It All Joy"Verse 1:My brotherCount it all joyWhen you go into divers temptationsKnowing this that the trying of my faith, worketh patienceKnowing this that the trying of my faith, worketh patience.Don't . . .
Carolyn ArendsI want to sing just like the sparrow 'cause the sparrow knows That your eye will be upon her everywhere that she goes I want to shout out like the mountains 'cause they say those rocks Love to lift up their . . .
She's got the time, says she got time on her side Running the room Commanding the late boys' eyes She runs around, knows all the streets by name So mysterious, shadows meet James Dean She's intoxicating, soon your favori . . .
So let me get this straight You say now you loved me all along What made you hesitate To tell me with words what you really feel? I can see it in your eyes you mean all of what you say I remember so long ago, see I felt . . .
Dear FriendWhat's on your mindYou don't laugh the way you used toBut I've noticed how you cryDear friend I feel so helplessI see you sit in silenceAs you face new pain each dayI feel there's nothing I can doI know you do . . .
Divided devotion, controlled passion,And theories of purity that remain hypotheses,Plural allegiances, and dual monogamy,These lies are the ghosts that haunt theGraveyard of normality.I'm cutting compromise from today's . . .
By Carolyn ArendsThe prayers that we pray in foxholes and funerals The songs that we sing in delivery rooms The questions we ask when nobody's listening But the man in the moon The way our hearts beat - faced with a sunr . . .
By Carolyn Arends and Connie HarringtonShe's on the clock but she doesn't seem to mind Whatever matters she always finds the time She laughs out loud when it's funny And when it's not she sighs...Chorus: You do what you . . .
Doxology (Al Dios de Bondad)(written by Abraham Laboriel and Lyn Laboriel)(recorded by Helen Baylor)Verse 1:Oh shout unto God with joy in all the earth,come together before Him with gladness and with praise.Know that the . . .
We have seen Your star rising in the East We have watched that star crest over the horizon We have waited for You to come... Emmanuel We have heard the songs the angels have been singing We have seen the gifts the wise h . . .
I see you punks with your spikes, your hair dyed, or maybe it's all shaved offI see you preppies with your v-neck vests over button downsI see you jocks, you captain of the team with your real mean game face onBut the fa . . .
Words by Carolyn Arends Music by Carolyn Arends and Spencer CapierI have seen the burden God has laid on men. He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot f . . .
Words and music by Carolyn ArendsFrom the moment you arrived here I've been utterly amazed Astonished at your level of perfection So it breaks my heart in pieces to imagine all the ways You'll get hurt in spite of my pro . . .
I said a prayerThat someday I would find a boyAnd together we'd find joyMaybe somedayAnd he would careAbout the color of the skyAbout the things that make me cryMaybe somedayAnd if it happens this is what I'd say:And I w . . .
It seems I came to life when I heardYou whisper You said the words I love youEvery time I think about Your grace it's clearerYou are the one I've been searching for to complete meChorus:When I draw near You always meet m . . .
Oh, me of little faith, I can't make mountains move But with each little step, I get closer to the truth So I won't walk, I'll run, to the faithful One CHORUS: The faithful One who makes my soul believe A firm and steady . . .
By Carolyn ArendsWhen I cannot ask for more - Father, thy will be done When I rail at heaven's door - Father, thy will be done When my faith in you is strong - Father, thy will be done When my strength is almost gone - F . . .
Written by Carolyn ArendsYou can fill my crosswords in with ink Speak your mind before you think Wear your shoes inside my house Wear my clothes and wear me out You can lose your head or spill your guts I'm your friend I . . .
"I'm here for you" she said And we can stay for a while My boyfriend's gone We can just pretend Lips that need no introduction Now who's the greater sin Your drab eyes seem to invite Where do we begin? Was this . . .
You bought my life with theBlood that You shed on the crossWhen You died for the sins of menAnd You let out a cryCrucified now alive in MeThese Hands are YoursTeach them to serve as You pleaseAnd I'll reach out desperate . . .
V 1: Ever since I saw you smile, & talked to you on tha phone I feel like I could sprint for miles And thus new lands I could roam Could this be God sending you my way If it's the same faith we're believing, I want this . . .
Boys speak in rhythm and girls in code *doots* Tell it to me straight, give it to me now Face forward, face forward Boys speak in rhythm and girls just lie *doots* Tell me how you feel, come on out the dark Then we can h . . .
When I'm with you I find myself,I seem to lose him somewhere else.What is it about you that makes me see?You never expected perfection,All you want is my affection.What is it about you that makes me believe?ForeverWe'll . . .
Found - Reeds Temple Mass Choir
Amazing LoveNow what else shall I needYour name brings lifeIts more than the air I breatheMy world was changedWhen your love you gave for meMy purpose foundAnd all that you want for meAnd I found myself in youAnd I found . . .
Friend - Reed Temple Mass Choir
V 1: Some say that friendship should be a life time thing A time that turns the seasons, builds trust & gives us strength A friend's a friend forever, untill the end of time Throught the good & the bad, a friend will be . . .
I take the road that leads me onAnd gaze out over the landGround the colour of turf laden brownAnd trees that sing in the windClouds that chase but never catchThe sun that rainbows the airThese are the thingsSome of the . . .
As I look at the worldI begin to dream of the futureWhat's next to beYour love so strong for everyoneYou made us all in Your imageAnd You saved the dayWhen Jesus cameAnd You took away all my sin and shameAnd You made us . . .
I see you passing byI don't whereI don't know whyYou choose to go the way that you're going nowYou've been a friend of mine for many years for a long time, but..You just aren't you today, so what's on your mindYou just w . . .
Side by side we face each other Standing here alone together Your code ill break, you made your last mistake Called out cold war Remnants now on the floor This is Russian radio here Calling you to come back home This is . . .
Words and music by Carolyn Arends and Connie HarringtonFarther than lands you have ever imagined Deeper than even the oceans of blue An open horizon is waiting like morning Waking the dreamer who's living in youSo now go . . .
Chorus:God has smiled on me,He has set me free.God has smiled on me,He's been good to me.Verse 1:He is the source of all my joy,He fills me with His love.Everything that I need,He sends it down from above.Verse 2: A ligh . . .
God Is - Reed Temple Mass Choir
God Is(written by Robert Fryson) (recorded by The Voices Supreme & also Rev. James Cleveland, and Phoebe Hines)Verse 1: God is my protection. God is my all in all. God is my guide and direction. God is my all in all. Ver . . .
It's easy to see that your mecy for me runs deeper than I ever could imagine You love me as I am, though you know what I should be That's why loving you has now become my passion CHORUS: Ain't nothn' but a good thing [ O . . .
By Carolyn ArendsWe've got a good thing going so we've got to protect it They say people lose it when they least expect it Baby I know it's true - but I don't worry 'bout usAnd all the friends we thought were gonna make . . .
Saved by Your mercyFound in Your graceTotally surrenderedTo Your embraceAnd there's nothing moreThan You See Your perfectionI'm lost in Your peaceYour faithfulness sings over meAnd Your love is the light of my soulAnd I . . .
Hammer - Reeds Temple Mass Choir
Words and music by Ray Boltz and Steve Millikan I was in the crowd The day that Jesus died And as He hung upon the cross His mother cried I saw the crown of thorns He wore The stripes upon His back The water and the bloo . . .
Happy - Reed Temple Mass Choir
Words and music by Carolyn ArendsDo I annoy you with my optimism Am I an insult to your realism I've got hope and just a little bit of passion I know both those things have gone right out of fashion So call me a rebel, y . . .
He Will Remember Me(written by E.M. Bartlett)Verse 1When on the cross of Calvary, the Lord was crucified;the mob stood 'round Him and mocked until He died.Two thieves were nailed beside Him to share the agony,but one of . . .
You may feel down and feel like God has somehow forgottenThat are faced with circumstances that you can't get throughRight now it seems that there's no way outYou're going underGod's proven time and time againHe'll take . . .
WHATEVER YOU NEED HE WILL SUPPLYWHATEVER YOU WANT HE CAN PROVIDEANY TRIAL AND TRIBULATIONS ANY SITUATIONYOU JUST CALL HIM HE'LL MAKE IT ALRIGHTREPEAT 3 TIMESLEADER COMES IN 2ND TIMECHORUSTENOR-HE'LL MAKE IT ALRIGHTALTO & . . .
V 1: You tried to play with my mind, play me like a fool You wanted to get with me, but that couldn't be You wanted to have my heart so you could break it It would've torn me apart, but you couldn't take it Cause that is . . .
Gonna hike up to Maine Along the spine of the Appalachians Gonna end up where the snow meets the sea The snow is beckoning me No measure of water could quench this fire No mountain will get in my way I'm gonna hike to Ma . . .
Hinba - Reeds Temple Mass Choir
Pulling against the tide, rowingHeart praying, thought flowingUntil the oars touch the ground of HinbaPushing against the Eastern windSalt that bleeds into the skinLooking over your shoulder to HinbaThis is where you pra . . .
Sometimes the pleasures I see in this world Look so attractive to meSome days I'm driven by the things that I wantMore than the things that I needWhen I'm weakestThey sparkle the brightest its trueBut they'll never shine . . .
Holy Spirit(written by Donnie Harper)(recorded by New Jersey Mass Choir and also Duawne Starling)Verse 1Holy Spirit, sweet comfort to my soul,Holy Spirit, let Your joys unfold.Lord of the promise, power of the highest,Sp . . .
Words and music by Carolyn Arends and Randy HollandI still remember our first December The warmth of your touch and the spark in your eyes We took desire and built us a fire I know it will last us the rest of our lives S . . .
Words and music by Carolyn Arends and Connie HarringtonLeaky faucet dripping in the kitchen Rubber squealing -- watch out in the alley Mr. Marley's probably late for work again. Birdie singing -- telling me to get up Suc . . .
You made me a promiseI'm holding on for sureIt's signed and sealed by your wordYou're never gonna leave meIn a dark and lonely worldWhere silence still yearns to be heardWhen I need a friendTo calm the storm withinI hear . . .
Words by Ray Boltz, Music by Steve Millikan He sat in the darkness At the edge of the road He heard the crowd passing by But he couldn't go So he started crying Like a child at the door When they tried to quiet him He sh . . .
Crumpled papers on the floor Failed attempts to put, in words How I'm so grateful For what You've done for me There is nothing I can give If there is nothing that You need I come before You With all You ask of me CHORUS: . . .
CHORUS: I won't slow down, ain't gonna let nobody turn me round I won't back down, I'll fight face to face to my last breath, But I won't slow down Day after day, temptation comes around my way Week after week, it's almo . . .
Words and music by Carolyn Arends and Connie HarringtonPhotographs on the wall Frozen in time we smile Neatly hung in the hall Moments caught like old hair styles Summer trips far away Homecoming King and Queen But can t . . .
Words and music Carolyn ArendsHis hands were callused Oh I am sure of that From years of nails and hammers with his father And his hands were dirty I know they must have been The times he healed blind eyes with mud and w . . .
In disclosed we speak the truth, discovering dependency.Let's turn this ship around, I'm starting over.We fight our hearts for the control, wrestling our tendencies.Let's turn this ship around, I'm starting over.In despe . . .
There's snow on the mountain today I just can't get high enough to feel it Cause there ain't no straight path up to You So You stoop down in this valley You swim along with the stream I'll dip my hands in the water And f . . .
Words and music by Ray Boltz and Steve Millikan All we like sheep have gone astray We've turned everyone to his own way And God laid all our iniquity on Him Like a lamb they led Him out Yet He opened not His mouth And Hi . . .
Here I stand at the door of your heart just knockin' Won't you let me in I can take away the sin that lies within I know what your wanting to say But can only think, can only pray that someone hears You hide all your sec . . .
Jesus Is The AnswerWritten by Andrae CrouchJESUS IS THE ANSWER FOR THE WORLD TODAYABOVE HIM THERE'S NO OTHER JESUS IS THE WAYJESUS IS THE ANSWER FOR THE WORLD TODAYABOVE HIM THERE'S NO OTHER JESUS IS THE WAYJESUS IS THE . . .
Jesus Paid It All(written by Elvina Hall)(arranged by John Grape & David Curry)(recorded by Mississippi Mass Choir)Verse:Jesus paid it all,all to Him I owe;sin had left a crimson stain,He washed me white as snow.Jesus pa . . .
King Jesus Is A Listening(written by Victor McCoy)(recorded by L.A. Mass Choir)Chorus 1:King Jesus is a listening when you pray.King Jesus is a listening when you pray.He's waiting to hear you,comfort and cheer you;King . . .
Your love reaches out to meYour grace has made a way to YouMade a way to YouYour word lives inside of meYour truth is life to all to hearLife to all who hearWe live for YouLive Your truthMay Your Kingdom comeAnd Your wil . . .
By Carolyn ArendsI think it was last Thursday - I went to see my friend We drank some Coca Cola, we laughed a while and then We dove into philosophy and politics and sin The way we do He told me he'd been looking the col . . .
I see light reflectedI see light reflectedI see light reflectedIn the glow of springtime sunIn the smile of wonderThere is truth and there is peaceReaching to me from heavenAs we walk across this hillWe're in orbit spinn . . .
Lord I long to see You glorifiedIn everything I doAll my heartfelt dreams I put asideTo see Your Spirit move with power in my lifeJesus Lord of all eternityYour children rise in faithAll the earth displays Your gloryAnd . . .
Words and music by Carolyn ArendsHis love is always there No matter where you are His love is always greater than your fondest hopes And bigger than what you're afraid ofThere is no heart so lost it cannot be found There . . .
Someday I'm gonna go out to the country I'll drive til the hightway ends Chasing after picture perfect sunsets To take my breath away I'm tired of living in the city The world's got me tied on a string Wanderlust has ove . . .
Whenever I'm alone with you You make me feel like I am home again Whenever I'm alone with you You make me feel like I am whole again Whenever I'm alone with you You make me feel like I am young again Whenever I'm alone w . . .
Time is slipping away Days go by, fade away With one eye opened, one closed I think you know Love will make you beautiful Love will make you beautiful Thoughts swirl, spinning around Weary, falling down When out of the d . . .
Words and music by Carolyn Arends and Joel LindseyIf I had only known that you were leaving here so soon I would not have been so flippant when I offered you the moon I'd have pulled my chair up closer to the railing of . . .
Would you believe if I turned water to wine?Would you belive if I gave sight to the blind?Chorus:Can you calm the storm?Can you calm the storm?I could be a man or a mythI could be the greatest teacher the world has ever . . .
I'm trading my minutes for memoriesTo live and relive those momentsWhen loneliness was miles away.So sweet is the taste of communionYou're dying to know me.What is this life without love?Dying is living without you here. . . .
I know you walk around this life without hope Just tryin to figure out a way you can cope, well You do so many things to escape your fears that you will never make it, You'll always have to fake being happy I know the tr . . .
Awake from winters restWhy cleave unto the dust?From lower loves, desires, pursuits, and fearsDon't wait for passing momentsI'm calling for you nowI'm calling for you to comeRise up my love (rise up)My fair one, come awa . . .
I know we need each other like the trees need the rain Our Father brought us together to love in His name CHORUS: I will thank my God every time I remember you I will praise Him constantly for my brothers, my sisters, my . . .
Come and go now as you please Your actions write the melodies To the songs that we sing And you just sing And I finally found that life goes on without you And my world still turns when you're not around Is this the way . . .
There's the hatchet grab my knife When I woke there was nothing real in this life But dreams are so intoxicating When you're doing this alone Gun rope brick on the way But words have no meaning When it's you that says &q . . .
By Carolyn ArendsI buy a lot of diaries Fill them full of good intentions Each and every New Year's Eve I make myself a list All the things I'm gonna change Until January 2nd So this time I'm making one promiseChorus: Th . . .
No Joy No StrengthNo Joy No StrengthNo Joy No StrengthNo Joy No StrengthYou wonder how we do itHow we can go through it. It's Joy It's JoyWhen I should be sadYou ask what makes me glad. It's Joy It's JoyThat's what keeps . . .
O Love - Reed Temple Mass Choir
O Love that will not let me go I rest my weary soul in thee I give thee back the life I owe That in thine ocean depths its flow may richer, fuller be O Light that followest all my way I yield my flickering torch to thee . . .
Words (Chorus) by Ray Boltz and Steve Millikan, Verses by Jean Perry, Music by Steve Millikan, Adapted from the hymn, "That Beautiful Name" CHORUS: Jesus, Jesus Oh what a beautiful name Jesus, Jesus Forever wil . . .
Psychobabble, legal-ese People earning Ph.Ds In Postmodern Paranoid Confusion Self-indulgent rhetoric Talk and talk until we're sick Of arguments that end with no conclusion Can't we make the point clear Maybe what we ne . . .
I wanna be everything you want me to beI wanna live my life for youYou placed in me everything I need to go onI wanna show my whole world youI put my trust in everything your words say you areI´m gonna live my life for . . .
There's a tree in my gardenTall and dark with countless leavesAnd it whispers in the airAnd it dances in the breezeAnd it sways in the stormBut it's hold is strongAnd like the hopeThat's come my wayAnd turns me roundTo f . . .
Verse 1There was a woman in the serviceSpeaking in other tonguesPraying in the spiritLord your will be doneAll the while she was prayingThe spirit touch my soul I said I know that feelingsThey overflowRepeat verse 1Now w . . .
When your only friends are hotel rooms Hands are distant lullabies If I could turn around I would tonight These roads never seemed so long Since your paper heart stopped beating Leaving me suddenly alone Will daybreak ev . . .
Everybody loves a rose,But will you be thankful for the thorns?Love is easy when you're loved,But do you curse another when you're alone?Chorus:Oh, I give my life to You so I can gain it back againOh, I stand solid while . . .
He says peace, peace be still Lifts his hands, peace be still Like a child the winds obey him When he says peace be still He says peace, peace be still Lifts his hands, peace be still Like a child my heart obeys him When . . .
Words and music by Carolyn ArendsThere's a time I can recall Four years old and three feet tall Trying to touch the stars and the cookie jar And both were out of reach And later on in my high school It seemed to me a lit . . .
This car turned over without a key or gasoline tonight Feel everything on fire and I'm dressed to kill killing for your dress goodnight Help me to wait on you, hesitate it too, cause I'm alone Feel so jaded, contemplativ . . .
Revelation 19:1(Recorded by Minister Stephen Hurd)Hallelujah, salvation and glorHonor and power unto the Lord our GodFor the Lord our God is mightyYes, The Lord our God is omnipotentThe Lord our god He is wonderfulAlto:A . . .
I see a mighty army that no one can destroyThey'll leave a trail of victory 'til judgment dayThen there comes a warning calling soldiers to warBut half of them were sleeping, the other half ignoreChorus:Why have we come . . .
Ride - Reed Temple Mass Choir
Wanna know how I got to be this way... Wanna know if you had it would you be the same... I can tell that you're tired of playing a losing game.. I'm checkin' you 'cause I got love for you... I gotta let you know that you . . .
Sin is creepin' like a snake in her direction It's the little things he says that carry her far away Now she aches for a friend that's familiar Her feet hurt cause they walked her into this place But most of the time, sh . . .
Come closer now I know your desire is to be desired Steal a kiss yet call us friends Distance is the theif in which you conspire Time and time and time will tell Time will tell or tear us apart You're miles and miles and . . .