Out of the Wilderness song lyrics & chords

raising a voice for the persecuted church
Out of the Wilderness
song lyrics & chords
music/lyrics/songs: Kris Kemp
copyright: 2003
Hear the music, download mp3's of these songs and others, free, at:
www.OutoftheWilderness.net
Help raise a voice for the persecuted church. Start an Out of the Wilderness ministry in your
area, free. These 45-minute presentations combine music, drama, video, speaking to
illustrate the realities of the persecuted church--those Christians suffering overseas where
persecution is commonplace. To get started, or if you have questions, contact me, Kris
Kemp, at:
Out of the Wilderness c/o Kris Kemp
712 Winters Street
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
www.OutoftheWilderness.net
e-mail: [email protected]
phone: 561-283-1972
What else?
G
F
What else can I say?
C
God, You take my breath away.
G
F
What else can I do?
C
LORD, You make the whole world new.
G
F
C
Where else can I go, from You, The Living Water’s flow.
G
F C
When I lift You up, LORD, You always fill my cup.
(repeat)
bridge:
G
F
You make the whole world new
C
You make the whole world new
C
You make the wole world new -ew -ew -ew ...
(repeat 3x)
G
F
What else can I say?
C
God, You take my breath away.
C
F
What else can I do?
C
LORD, You make the whole world new.
G
F
C
Where else can I go, from You, The Living Water’s flow.
G
F C
When I lift You up, LORD, You always fill my cup.
Who You Are
verse 1:
F#m
D
F#m
everything i thought was true,
D
A
C#
E
pales compared to You, God's Only Son
F#m
D
F#m
everything i thought to trust,
D
A
C#
E
only turns to dust, compared to what you've done
chorus:
A
E
Who You are, and what you've done
F#m
D
You died so i can live, my sins you do forgive
A
E
Who You are, and what You've done
F#m
D
E
You've risen from the grave, so this world you could save, Who You are
verse 2:
F#m
D
F#m
i'm covered by The Blood You shed,
D
A
C#
E
You took my place instead,
so i can live (thank You)
F#m
D
F#m
You are the One Truth that i know,
D
A
C#
E
use me to let the whole world know, that Jesus is The Way, The Truth, The Life
chorus
bridge:
A
E
F#
A
not all will come, but still i'll try
D
A
E
so help me Lord to myself die
A
E
F#m
A
unless a seed is buried,
it cannot grow
D
A
E
bury me deep so they can know
chorus
The Greatest Gift
verse 1:
G
G
When will you receive, the joy in real belief
D
D
and leave the flesh behind, The Greatest Gift you'll find
verse 2:
G
G
The tomb is empty found; the body's Heaven bound
D
D
Jesus rose from the grave. The Greatest Gift He gave!
verse 3:
G
G
Thank you, Jesus, for the freedom found in You.
D
D
Help me to spread Your Truth in everything that I do.
chorus:
G
F
C
His Love endures forever (4x)
verse 4:
G
G
You're worth living for, The One I do adore.
D
D
Take this life of mine and through it let Your Light shine
verse 5:
G
G
into this world that's lost; use me at any cost.
D
D
You gave your life to me. Thank You, now I am free.
verse 6:
G
G
i cannot pay You back, forgive the things i lack.
D
D
You've turned my life around. The Greatest Gift I've found.
chorus:
G
F
C
His Love endures forever (8x)
New Creation in Christ
verse 1:
Eb
Are we Christians clinging to straws
Ab
collecting things for the worlds applause
C#
Ab
Eb
fighting, for the wrong cause
verse 2:
Eb
Are we Christians dabbling in sin
Ab
quenching The Spirit Who lives within
C#
Ab
Eb
returning to, the place, where we've been
bridge:
Ab
C#
Eb
the old world, can't hold us anymore
Ab
C#
Bb
Jesus is Who we're living for
chorus:
Eb
we're a new creation in Christ, He's alive
Ab
we're a new creation in Christ, He's alive
C#
we're a new creation in Christ, He's alive
Eb
the stone has been rolled away
(repeat chorus)
bridge:
Ab
C#
Eb
the old world, can't hold us anymore
Ab
C#
Bb
Jesus is Who we're living for
repeat chorus 2x
Glory!!!
verse 1:
G
G/C
C
D
Fm F
David danced, before the Lord, in his underwear
G G/C
C
D
Fm F
But you refuse to praise God, 'cuz people stop and stare
G
G /C C
D
Fm F
If you deny The Lord before men, He'll deny you before The Father
G
G/C C
D
Fm F
You can make a joyful noise, but you don't even bother
chorus:
D
A
E F#m
Glory, Glory, Hallelujah.
D
A
E F#m
Glory, Glory, Hallelujah.
D
A
E
E
Glory to The King, Jesus.
G
G Bm
A
Jesus, You are my everything.
(repeat chorus)
verse 2:
G
G/C
C
D
Fm F
Sunday morning's different. You're jumping in the crowd.
G
G/C
C
D
Fm F
Outside's another story. You won't even praise Him aloud.
G
G/C C
D
Fm F
Can't you be excited, for The Creator of your body?
G
G/C C
D
Fm F
Why you wanna bug me, man? I'm talking to a hottie.
chorus:
D
A
E F#m
Glory, Glory, Hallelujah.
D
A
E F#m
Glory, Glory, Hallelujah.
(repeat chorus)
D
A
E
E
Glory to The King, Jesus.
G
G Bm
A
Jesus, You are my everything.
job to do
Dm
C Bb F
Bb
F
A
this is your generation. you have a job to do.
Dm
C
Bb F
Bb
F
A
the fields are white to harvest, but the workers, they are few.
Dm C
Bb F
Bb
F
A
this is your neighbor. you have a job to do.
D
C
Bb
F
Bb F
A
the only Jesus they may see, is the Jesus that's in you.
verse 1:
B
F
A
Dm
maybe you can't speak up, consider yourself to shy.
Bb
F
A
A
Moses thought this way, too. imagine if he didn't try.
verse 2:
Bb
F
A
Dm
you could pass out Bibles. it's not politically correct.
Bb
F
A
A
they may offend. The Truth doesn't bend. Instead, it works an effect.
verse 3:
Bb
F
A
Dm
the pastor needs 8 million, for a fancy church to build.
Bb
F
A
A
begging from the pulpit, until the offering is filled.
chorus
verse 4:
Bb
F
A
Dm
maybe you can't speak up, consider yourself to shy.
Bb
F
A
A
God will use the willing heart of an ordinary guy (or girl)
verse 5:
Bb
F
A
Dm
a missionary suffers, living under a tree.
Bb
F
A
A
can you help? oh, no! you have to fix the a/c!
verse 6:
Bb
F
A
Dm
another Christian imprisoned, then disappears from view.
Bb
F
A
A
you stifle a yawn, the game is on, and watch the clock from the pew.
bridge:
Bb
F
A
Dm
we're saved by grace, but walk in stride, paralyzed by our pride
Bb
F
A
A
A
A
calling ourselves Christians, while we float with the tide, is that why Jesus died?
Bb
F
A Dm
we sing La la-la, la la la-la, la la, la-la-la-la-la, la la-la, la la la-la la la, we're so lackidaisical
chorus
let us bow
verse 1:
A
E
F#m
C#
when you feel, it's not your fault, and your face, it knows, the taste of salt
F#m
E
F#m
E
A
the sky is grey, the sun is gone,
it's always dark before the dawn
A
E
F#m
C#
like you're the last one on the earth,
can anybody tell you what you're worth
F#m
E
F#m
E
don't believe the tv set,
buying things you do regret
verse 2:
A
E
F#m
C#
find your worth in God above. He sent His Son, The Price of Love
F#m
E
F#m
E
Jesus Christ, He is The Lord. In Him, Salvation is assured
A
(repeat verse 2)
chorus:
A
D E
F#m
A
D
E
F#m
this world will only leave you behind, i have been where you were and i could not find
A
D
E
F#m A
D
E
F#m
a friend that never, will let you go.
please understand, i just want you to know
A
D
E
F#m
please understand, i just want you to know, Jesus
verse 3:
A
E
F#m
C#
Thank You, Lord. Help me to show, everyone I meet so they can know,
F#m
E
F#m
E
A
that the soul, it never dies. eternity it testifies.
A
E
F#m
C#
if people turn to You, Heaven has a clearer view.
F#m
E
F#m
E
A
Hosanna to The King of Kings. Let all creation shout and sing. (rising crescendo)
verse 4:
A
E
F#m
C#
Jesus Christ, You are The Son of God. Let all creation now applaud.
F#m
E
F#m
E
Let us bow before The King. A joyful noise we bring.
(repeat verse 4)
A
Lord, please forgive me
melody (for verse)
left hand: C to F
right hand: C-G-B to C-G-C
(On this song, I'm adding the individual notes struck above the lyrics for the verse; this could
be played on a separate instrument or even another piano while someone holds the
chords using the melody line above.)
verse 1:
G
G
E A G
Lord, please forgive me
G G G E E A G
cover me in your mercy
G G
F E C
i repent, and confess
C G G G
E E C
myself to blame, for this mess
verse 2:
G
G
E A G
Lord, please forgive me
G G G E E A G
cover me in your mercy
G G G E E
G F
Jesus is The Son of God
G G C
C
A A B
In Your Presence, I am flawed
bridge:
Em
F(sus)
Jesus is The Son of God
Em
Am
F G
In Your Presence, i am awed
chorus:
G
Am
F
C
when looking back at sin all around
G
Am
Em
F
strengthen me to leave these chains on the ground
G
Am
F
C
and return to The Father, hear the joyful sound
G
Am
Em
F
i was lost and dead but now i'm found, in You, Jesus (repeat this line 3x)
Praise God. Thank you, Jesus Christ, The Son of God. May this song glorify you and
bring many straying sheep returning to The Shepherd. Hallelujah.
remember me
verse 1: (girl)
C
A/C
F/C
G
Am
where are you? do you know i'm here? all alone, full of fear. do you think of me?
C
A/C
F/C
G
Am
i am a sister you don't know. holding on; don't let go. please remember me.
verse 2: (guy)
C
A/C
F/C
G
Am
we are alike, but worlds apart. the chains cannot contain your heart. i'll remember you.
C
A/C
F/C
G
Am
i am a brother you don't know. holding on, i won't let go. i'll remember you.
chorus: (girl, guy, group)
G
D
Em
D
C
we'll speak for those, who cannot speak for themselves.
G
D
C Bm Em D
the precious souls, we won't leave on the shelves.
G
D
Em
D
C
we sleep, while they weep, from a distant shore.
G
D
C Bm Em D
they're dying. who are you living
for?
G
D
Em
D
C
let Your Love come pour upon this place.
F
D
C
Bm Em D
Jesus, show your justice, show your grace.
G
D
Em
D
C
the cry of the suffering, will not go unheard.
G
D
C Bm Em D
according to The Promise of Your Word.
verse 3: (guy, girl)
G
E/G
C/G
one day, we'll walk the streets of gold. that's how this story will unfold.
D
Em
D
Em
i'll remember you. i'll remember you.
G
E/G
C/G
D
Em
'til then, you're always on my heart. chains cannot keep us apart. i'll remember you.
verse 4: (guy)
G
E/G
C/G
listen, can you hear the sound. the church that gathers underground.
D
Em C
D
Em
please remember them.
please remember them.
G
E/G
D
Em
i'll plant a seed, i'll watch it grow. i'll work, to let the whole world know, i'll remember you
G
E/G
C/G
D
Em
i hear your cries when i'm awake, suffering for Jesus' sake, testifying in chains
C
D
Em
C
D
Em
C
D
Em
testifying in chains, testifying in chains, testifying in chains
can you hear? (verses: duet - guy & girl; bridge: girl; chorus: group, chorus)
verse 1:
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
the curtains hid the sunlight, as they knelt upon the ground.
F#m
C#m
A
B
they worshipped God in silence, and rose at every sound.
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
tears descended like the rain, as they began to pray.
F#m
C#m
A
B
a picture of church history, a picture of today.
verse 2:
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
the peaceful calm is broken, a door flung open wide.
F#m
C#m
A
B
soldiers have discovered them--Christians as they hide.
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
one said "hand me your Bible". then he threw it to the ground.
F#m
C#m
A
B
"a condition will be made, then your freedom will be found."
verse 3:
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
"spit upon this book of lies, then you'll be free to go"
F#m
C#m
A
B
"anyone refusing, will be shot and then we'll know,
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
who are the true believers, your faith will set you free"
F#m
C#m
A
B
a silence overcame the room, then he looked at me
verse 4:
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
"you first," the soldier said. I felt afraid and cold.
F#m
C#m
A
B
suddenly, i knew inside, fear had taken hold.
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
Father, please forgive me, as i spit into Your Book.
F#m
C#m
A
B
i left the room in freedom, but my courage, they took.
bridge:
B E A
B E A
are you listening? are you listening?
chorus:
C
F
Am G
C
F
Am
G
can you hear the, suffering? the church in chains, and The, Truth they bring? (repeat)
C F
Am G
Do you ca - re? (3x)
C
F
Am
G
The Gospel, their burden, will you share? (4x)
bridge:
B E A
B E A
are you listening? are you listening?
verse 5:
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
returning to the door, i watched the scene inside.
F#m
C#m
A
B
is faith only real, when in action it's applied.
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
the believers were surrounded, but their souls inside were free.
F#m
C#m
A
B
followers of Jesus Christ is what they chose to be.
verse 6:
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
quietly, a young girl, came forward from the crowd.
F#m
C#m
A
B
overcome with love for Jesus, on her knees she bowed.
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
she wiped The Bible on her dress. she was not afraid.
F#m
C#m
A
B
"What have they done to Your Word? Please forgive them, Lord." She prayed.
verse 7:
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
the room it fell in silence, a gun pressed to her head,
F#m
C#m
A
B
the trigger it was pulled, the girl fell down dead
F#m
C#m
G#m
A
Angels held her closely, and took her to The King
F#m
C#m
A
B
Jesus, Who embraced her, and all the angels sing
bridge:
chorus:
C
F
Am G
C
F
Am
G
can you hear the, suffering? the church in chains, and The, Truth they bring? (repeat)
C F
Am G
Do you ca - re? (3x)
C
F
Am
G
The Gospel, their burden, will you share? (4x)
bridge:
chorus 2:
C
F
Am
G
C
F
Am
G
we have freedom in, Jesus' Name.
but hide in prisons of, fear and shame
C
F
Am
G
C
F
Am
G
Perfect Love, casts out fear;
spread The Gospel, shed a tear
C
F
Am G
Do you ca - re? (3x)
C
F
Am G
The Gospel, their burden, we will share! (4x)
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