January, 2003

Table For Two For One

Give me a table for two for one
And I won't have any fun
Without my baby

Give me a bottle of wine for two
And I'll just drink half and be blue
Without my baby

Set two places just like ya did before
Remember the girl with the golden hair

Everything is just like it was before
Only I'm pretending she's still there

Set two places just like ya did before
Remember the girl with the golden hair

Everything is just like it was before
Only I'm pretending she's still there

Give me a table for two for one
I won't have any fun
Without my baby

Without my baby

Written by: Carson & Tyrell

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The Faith That Comes From You

What if I did something wrong
What if in the middle of the night I wasn't very strong
What if one day I walked away
Then realized
I shoulda stayed

I know I'll never get it all down perfectly 
But through it all You never lost Your faith in me
And I have nothing much to give that's very new
Except the faith that comes from You

What if the world got the best of me
And I saw my life 
Much deeper than the deep blue sea
What if I wronged the one I love
And gave away the one thing 
That I know I need most of

I know I'll never get it all down perfectly 
But through it all You never lost Your faith in me
And I have nothing much to give that's very new
Except the faith that comes from You

Ohhh Ohhhh
I know I'll never get it all down perfectly 
But through it all You never lost Your faith in me
And I have nothing much to give that's very new
Except the faith that comes from You

Except the faith
Please accept my faith
The faith that only comes from you

Written by: Chris Christian

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Storybook Realities


I've had peace and I've had joy
Every since I found you
And everyday is full of hope
Now that I'm around you
You bring to me storybook reality

Storybook realities are what you to me
You took my rusty dreams and made them new
Storybook realities are what I live each day
'Cause everyday you've made my dreams come true
Only you-u-u
Only you-u-u
Only you

You're a way of life to me
I need you everyday
You know all my problems 
Before I even pray
You bring to me storybook reality

Storybook realities are what you to me
You took my rusty dreams and made them new
Storybook realities are what I live each day
'Cause everyday you've made my dreams come true
Only you-u-u
Only you-u-u
Only you-u-u
Only you-u-u
Only you-u-u
Only you--u-u

Written by: Gloria Thomas and Archie P. Jordan

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February, 2003

This Love Is Forever

First love
Taught me how to break my heart
How to wander around in the darkness
On my way back to the start
When a new love
Would be there to take my hand
When the same old words I'd always heard
I'd believe them all over again
Though I knew it could never be
I'd always believe 'em when they said to me

This love is forever
This love is forever
This will be the one that lasts
Make up for all the ones in the past
That never stay together
This love is forever

Young love
Was only a stepping stone
That led me in every direction
Till I could find where I belong
Your love 
Is the one I've been searching for
You make me feel like the others weren't real
Like I never knew love before
You don't have to say a word
'Cause in my heart I've already heard 
You say

This love is forever
This love is forever
This will be the one that lasts
Make up for all the ones in the past
That never stay together
This love is forever

This love is forever
This love is forever

Written by: D. Loggins and D. Schlitz

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Beautiful World

Beautiful World
I see hard times coming
I see a time
I might have to run
Beautiful girl
I'd never leave you behind
Even in hard times
You are my world

Beautiful world
I hear rumors spreading
They're like a fire
Burning my soul
Beautiful girl
Now we've got to stand together
And face the wind
With our hearts again

Beautiful girl
You are my world
Beautiful girl

Beautiful world
I see a brand new Heaven
One without walls
To keep us apart
And beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
In your eyes
And here in my heart

Beautiful girl
You are my world

Beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
Beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
Beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
Beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
Beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
Beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
Beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
Beautiful girl
Our love will live forever
Beautiful girl

Written by: B.J. Thomas

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On The Wings Of Forever

Don't be afraid
I want to be your friend
How can I show you
Help you understand
I'm not here to hurt you
And my love will not desert you
Take my hand

And on the wings of forever
We can fly away
Leave the darkness behind us
Find a brighter day
Even time cannot bind us
Yes the day can't even find us
On the wings of forever we can fly

Love freely given
Never fades away
Once it's been given 
It is here to stay
My love for you is never dying
You have taught me to keep trying
Everyday

And on the wings of forever
We can fly away
Leave the darkness behind us
Find a brighter day
Even time cannot bind us
Yes the day can't even find us
On the wings of forever we can fly

You are stronger than I am
But together we'll keep climbing
On the wings of forever we can fly

We can fly

Written by: Douglas A. Snider and Paul Overstreet

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March, 2003

Living Again

If you would come into my life again
I would never hurt you like I did you then
No I'd be so content
So satisfied to live again

I know my face would wear smile again
And when I feel your touch I'd hear my heart begin
To start beating inside
I'd come alive
So glad 
To be living again

I can't count the ways that I missed you
How much I've wanted to kiss you
Girl you know that you're still in my soul

Without your love
I just can't survive
You're the only hope left in this world I have
So won't you say that you love me
You'll make me happy
So glad
To be living again

Ohh I need you girl
One look at you is all I need
To bring breath back to me
So won't you take me by the hand
Let's make love destiny
Just let me live

Written by: M. James

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I May Never Get To Heaven

I walked with you
And talked with you
And held your loving hands

We loved awhile
I lived awhile
And thought that fate 
Had it planned

Then someone stole my angel
And I lost what I loved most
I may never get to Heaven
But I once came very close

I may never play a golden harp
Or spread some angel wings
Or walk a golden staircase
While the distant chorus sings

But once I held your sweet love
And felt your tender touch
I may never get to Heaven
But I didn't miss it much

I may never get to Heaven
But I didn't miss it much
I may never get to Heaven

Written by B. Killen and B. Anderson

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The Mask

There's a look in your eyes
A smile just can't disguise
From the one who knows ya so well

And the words you tell me
Have all been memorized
Woman stop pretending
Baby you're not satisfied

It's just a mask that you're wearing
And I know it
To hide the love you've been sharing
But you show it
It's written on your face
Like satin on ya babe
Oh baby baby
What's happened to you
What ya trying to do

Oh yes I know your secrets
But I don't wanna play
And everytime you hold me
It's just a masquerade

It's just a mask that you're wearing
And I know it
To hide the love you've been sharing
But you show it
It's written on your face
Like satin on ya babe
Oh tell me baby
Oh tell me baby
What's happened to you
What ya trying to do

It's just a mask that you're wearing
Girl and I know it
To hide the love that you've been sharing
But you show it

It's just a mask that you're wearing
And I know it
To hide the love that you've been sharing
But you show it

It's just a mask that you're wearing
And I know it
To hide the love that you've been sharing
But you show it

Written by: M. James

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April, 2003

Are We Losing Touch

Your eyes are distant
Shining in the light
I wonder where you are tonight
Haven't heard a word I said
What's inside your head
I never thought you were dreaming
Or is it there's so much between us

Are we losing touch
Drifting far away
Have we changed so much
That we can't find our way 
Through that door
Anymore

Let's stop pretending 
And lay it on the line
There's no telling what we'll find
What's it all about 
Can we work it out
When we closed our eyes 
Did it slip away
Or maybe tomorrow seems so far today

Are we losing touch
Drifting far away
Have we changed so much
That we can't find our way 
Through that door
Anymore

Let me know
Let's be sure

Are we too far off this base
To turn around
And find the pieces that are scattered on the ground
Where are we now
Where are we headed for
Whats happening to you and I
I'd like to know

Are we losing touch
Are we losing touch
Are we losing touch
Are we losing touch
Are we losing touch
Are we losing touch
Are we losing touch

Written by: M. James

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Burnin' A Hole In My Mind

As I sit beside my window
And the rain begins to fall
There's a girl that I remember
And a love that I recall
Got a letter in my pocket
That I've read a hundred times
And Lord it's
Burnin' a hole in my mind

Got to get myself together
Got to try to understand
That she's lost
And gone forever
That she found another man
But every night I think about her
Lying by his side
Lord it's burnin' hole in my mind

Ohh it's burnin'
Keeps on burnin'
Burnin' hole in my mind

Ohh it's a-burnin'
Keeps on burnin'
Burnin' hole in my mind

As I live each moment over
Of the love we used to know
Those old sparks begin to smolder
That old flame begins to grow
And the fire keeps getting hotter
Unbidden light of time
Lord its burnin' a hole in my mind

Believe me baby
It's a-burnin' a hole in my mind

Believe me brother
It's a-burnin' a hole in my mind

Written by: Buddy Buie and J.R. Cobb

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We Are Happy Together

Yeah they say the blues
Are hard to forget
I wouldn't know I haven't been there yet
I'm happy
Got the sunshine above me

The rent note is spent
And bills to pay
And I don't know if I'll find a way
But I'm happy 
And we're happy together

Now I don't know much about tomorrow
I only know that I love you today
Hey hey hey

So I don't care
Rain or shine
'Cause a cup of rain
Will taste like wine
If you're happy
And we're happy together
You and I

Yes I'm happy 
And we're happy together

Now it take much to make me happy
Most times a smile from you will do
As long as I know you'll keep on loving me
I know that I'll get by
That'll see me through

So warm me up
And keep me tied
If this is how it feels to be satisfied
'Cause I'm happy
And we're happy together
You and I

Yes I'm happy
And we're happy together
You and I

Yes I'm happy
And we're happy together
You and I

Written by: M. James

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May, 2003

City Boys

City boys singing country songs
And they tell you what they've seen
City boys singing country songs
But they don't know what they mean
How can a boy from Philly tell ya
How it feels it feels to be in the arms 
Of an Oklahoma girl
And how can a New Yorker born and raised
Taste the taste of the popcorn
In an Indiana drive-in movie

City boys wearing western blue jeans
Walking down the streets
Snap down shirt
And cowboy boots
Just a shining on their feet
What good will blue jeans do ya 
If you ain't gonna roll around 
In the Mississippi mud awhile
And how will the boots come in that handy
If the dandy don't wanna walk across an Iowa cornfield
On a Sunday morning

City boys singing country songs
And they tell you what they've seen
City boys singing country songs
But they don't know what they mean
Now how can a boy from Philly tell ya
How it feels it feels to be in the arms 
Of an Oklahoma girl
And how can a New Yorker born and raised
Taste the taste of the popcorn
In an Indiana drive-in movie

Written by: Bill Dean

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Dusty Roads

Me and my Mom and Daddy
Were just dirt farmers
Growing from the land 
The things we'd eat
Sunday morning
Down a dusty road to church
That's the memory I'd like to keep

There ain't many more dusty roads
They've nearly all now been paved
I miss my old friends
And I miss them good ole days
Back when people were getting saved
Yeaah
Back when people were getting saved

The Lord is living in my heart
But that don't mean I've been ordained
It just means I've accepted him to stay
And to him I'll always pray

Ohhhhh
There ain't many more dusty roads
They've nearly all now been paved
I miss my old friends
And I miss them good ole days
Back when people were getting saved
Yeaahh
Back when people were getting saved

Written by: Chips Moman

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Hallelujah

Hal-le-lu-jah!
We are open please come in
Fill us up with love again
We want to praise you
In every way we can

Hal-le-lu-jah!
You have made us what we are
By your blood and by your scars
We want to praise you
In every way we can

Words are so empty and time is so short
To show you how much we love you

Abba, Father!
On the cross you took our place
Thought we don't deserve your grace
We want to thank you 
In every way we can

You created everything
Help us worship when we sing
We want to praise you 
In every way we can

Abba, Father!
On the cross you took our place
Thought we don't deserve your grace
We want to thank you 
In every way we can

Abba, Father!
On the cross you took our place
Thought we don't deserve your grace

Written by: Shannon Smith

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June, 2003

Never Tell

Never tell, never tell, never tell, never tell
The little girl you love her
Sweet talk, sweet talk, sweet talk, sweet talk
Is something you should spare
I know, yes I know, I know
It seems unfair
But if you let her know you care
Then the challenge won't be there
And she'll be blue, feeling blue
Wondering what in the world 
Did I do 
To you

If you are really in love
Then consider it a blessing
Don't spoil it by confessing
I've learned my lesson
Keep 'em guessing

Ohhh Ohhh
I know it won't be easy
But wait a little while
Until you walk her down the aisle
That's it keep your style
Don't be tempted by her smile
Wait till she says I do
I love you

But till then
Never tell, never tell, never tell, never tell
The little girl you love her
Sweet talk, sweet talk, sweet talk, sweet talk
Is something you should spare
I know, yes I know, I know
It seems unfair
But if you let her know you care
Then the challenge won't be there
And she'll be blue, feeling blue
Wondering what in the world 
Did I do 
To you

And she'll be blue, feeling blue
Wondering what in the world 
Did I do 
To you

And she'll be blue, feeling blue
Wondering what in the world 
Did I do 
To you

And she'll be blue, feeling blue
Wondering what in the world 
Did I do 
To you

Written by: Mark Charron

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Solitary Man

Melinda was mine
'Til the time
That I found her
Holding Jim
And lovin' him

Then you came along
Loved me strong
That's what I thought
Me and you
But that died too

I don't know that I will
But until I can find me
A girl who'll stay
And won't play games behind me
I'll be what I am
A solitary man
Solitary man

I've had it to here
Bein' where
Love's a small word
Part-time thing
A paper ring

I know it's been done
Havin' one girl to love you
Right or wrong
Weak or strong

I don't know that I will
But until I can find me
A girl who'll stay
And won't play games behind me
I'll be what I am
A solitary man
Solitary man

I don't know that I will
But until I can find me
A girl who'll stay
And won't play games behind me
I'll be what I am
A solitary man
A solitary man
Solitary man
A solitary man
A solitary man
Solitary man

Written by: Neil Diamond

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Hey Jesus, You're My Best Friend

You almost have to lose your mind
To find yourself sometimes
You have to close your eyes to see

Just when I thought I'd reached the end
You let it all begin
You made it easy to be me

You're the wall I hide behind
You shelter me from time to time
You're reaching out
When I feel like giving in
You're the door that I walk through
When I need someone to turn to
Hey Jesus
You're my best friend

You're the only one
I've ever found
That didn't give up
When I let 'em down
I guess that's how love's supposed to be
When there's no one else around
I fall down to the ground
I feel so tall down on my knees

You're the wall I hide behind
You shelter me from time to time
You're reaching out
When I feel like giving in
Ohhh, you're the door that I walk through
When I need someone to turn to
Hey Jesus
You're my best friend

Hey hey Jesus 
You're my best friend

Written by: Mary Ann Kennedy and Don Goodman

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July, 2003

You Call That A Mountain

I always heard about the great Atlantic
How it humbles you to stand upon its shore
So I thought I'd take some time and go and see it
Since I had no ties upon me anymore
But I don't know what I wasted my time for

You call that an ocean
To me it's just a pond that's almost dry
If you wanna see an ocean
You should see the tears her leaving made me cry

So I headed west to see that famous canyon
That the Colorado cut so deep and wide
Thought seeing something lower down than I felt
Might cheer me up and ease my troubled mind
But I just got disappointed one more time

You call that a canyon
It's just another pothole in the yard
If you wanna see a canyon
You should see the hole she left here in my heart

So now I stand here staring at the Rockies
I heard they reach right up to Heaven's door
But they're like that little hole and that blue puddle
And I see now what I should have seen before
Without her life holds no wonders anymore

You call that a mountain
It's just a little pile of rocks and dirt
If you want to see a mountain
You ought to try gettin' over her

You call that a mountain

Written by: Michael T. Garvin & Bucky E. Jones

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Garner State Park

In the western part of Texas
90 miles from of San Antone
There's a place I go each summer
When I get the urge to roam

I stand out on the highway
If I couldn't catch a ride I'd walk
To Garner State Park
Let's go to Garner State Park
Come on along to Garner State Park

Where the prettiest girls in Texas
And from everywhere
Parade their city slicking clothes 
And bought some boots and western wear
We swam all through the day
And that's when it gets dark
At Garner State Park
Let's go to Garner State Park
We gotta go to Garner State Park

At the dance I met a girl
She was from old Houston town
She was the queen of the park
She was the prettiest girl around
We walked down to the water
We found a big rock, began to talk
At Garner State Park
Come on and go to Garner State Park

Pretty Cloud to Houston town
San Antone and everywhere around

Next thing I knew it was 4 am
She said my Mother's surely worried
About where I am
And with the Texas sky above
We couldn't help that we had fallen in love
At Garner State Park

Everything's great after dark
When you're at Garner State Park

But the summer was soon over
And we had to say goodbye
I said we'll see each other next year
As a tear fell from her eye
When I came I knew no sorrow
Now I'm leaving with a broken heart
From Garner State Park

Everything's great after dark
When you're at Garner State Park

Ohhh but I'll be back again next year
I'll be back again next year
Yeah
I'll be back again next year
I'll be back again next year
Yeah
I'll be back again next year
I'll be back again next year
Yeah
I'll be back again next year
I'll be back again next year
Yeah
I'll be back again next year

(fade out)

Written by: Mark Charron

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I'm In Tune

The truth was all around me
But I closed my eyes and ears
I went looking for the answers somewhere else
Now I've learned to listen
When I used to only hear
And I found the answers inside myself

I'm in tune
I can see Heaven's heartbeat 
In the stars that shine above
And I can feel the power 
Of a universal love
With all my imperfections
There's still a place for me
I'm finding how good life can be
I'm in tune

A thousand different teachers
Tried to teach me how to sing
But none of them could show me harmony
I feel so much better now
Singing in the key of love
With a different drummer keeping time for me

I'm in tune
I can see Heaven's heartbeat 
In the stars that shine above
And I can feel the power 
Of a universal love
With all my imperfections
There's still a place for me
I'm finding how good life can be
I'm in tune

I'm in tune

Written by: Gloria Thomas & Larry Kingston

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August, 2003

Walkin' On A Cloud

Makes me feel so good

I used to walk along the streets at night 
Starin' up into the sky
I knew there had to be a better life
Than the one I was watching pass by
Then I found You one winters night
And it changed my life instantly
You took me into your tender care
Now I feel like I'm walking on air

I been walkin' on a cloud
I never had so much reason to be proud
I couldn't be any higher than I am
No I never want down from Your love

Makes you feel so good

Now I never have to walk alone
'Cause You're always by my side
I couldn't recommend a better life
Than Your love now that I've tried
There couldn't be any wonder drug
That could make me as happy as You
I touched the edge of eternity
Since I've given my life up to You

I been walkin' on a cloud
I never had so much reason to be proud
I couldn't be any higher than I am
No I never want down from Your love

Now there's such a beautiful life
Passing in front of my eyes
No more staring the stars at night
Because you are my one star
And ever since I saw your light

I been walkin' on a cloud
I never had so much reason to be proud
I couldn't be any higher than I am
No I never want down from Your love

Ohh Ohh I been walkin' on a cloud
I never had so much reason to be proud
I couldn't be any higher than I am
No I never want down from Your love

Ohhh I been walkin' on a cloud
I never had so much reason to be proud
I couldn't be any higher than I am
No I never want down from Your love

Words and Music by Chris Christian

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Peace In The Valley

Oh well I'm tired 
And so weary
But I must go alone
Till the lord will come and call me away
Well the morning's so bright
And the lamp is alight
And the night is as black as the sea

Oh there will be peace in the valley for me some day
There will be peace in the valley for me
Oh there'll be no sadness
No sorrow
No trouble I see
There will be peace in the valley for me

Oh well the bear will be gentle
And the wolf he will be tame
And the lion shall lay down by the lamb
And the beasts from the wild
Will be lit by a child
And I'll be changed from the creature that I am

Oh there will be peace in the valley for me some day
Oh there will be peace in the valley for me
Oh there'll be no sadness
No sorrow
No trouble I see
There will be peace in the valley for me

Oh There will be peace in the valley for me

Words and music by Thomas A. Dorsey 

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Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace
How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me
I once was lost
But now I'm found
Was blind
But now I see

T'was grace that taught my heart to fear
And Grace my fears relieved
How precious did that grace appear
The hour I first believed

Through many dangers, toils, and snares
I have already come
Tis' grace hath brought me safe thus far
And grace will lead me home

When we've been there 10,000 years
Bright shining as the sun
We've no less days to sing God's praise
Than when we first begun

Amazing Grace
How sweet the sound
That saved 
Yes that saved a wretch like me
I once was lost
But now I'm found
Was blind
But now I see
Was blind but now I see

Words by: John Newton, 1779
Music: “New Britain,” in Virginia Harmony, by James P. Carrell & David S. Clayton 1831

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September, 2003

Maybe It's Time To Go

I don't know what to do
But I have a few ideas I'd like to play with
I've finally had the option
To destroy or salvage something I have gained
And I'm no longer tempted
Feel exempted from the pressures of a lifetime
So I'll have my fantasies
And let them take me where they'd like to go

I am content to have my bad days
No longer need to hide the pain
Maybe it's time to go

I always knew the secret
But I'd keep it to myself until it killed us
When I was alone with you
Had trouble finding words enough to say
You never really changed it
The arrangement wasn't what I had in mind
And even though I love you
I had friends in town I needed even more

Life is ahead for you and me
We had to be alone to see
Maybe it's to go
Maybe it's to go

Ohhhhhhh
Maybe it's to go

Written by: Stu Nunnery

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Daddy

Spoken:
I sang about Mama, but I guess I forgot Daddy
So Dad, this is for you

Who's the one who used to tickle your toes
And wrinkle his nose
Who taught you how a choo-choo goes
Daddy
Oh Daddy

And who's the one who'd wake in darkest night
To see if you were alright
His baby sleeping tight
Daddy
Daddy

Who's the one who worked so hard all day
But when his job was through
He'd come home and play with you
Daddy
Daddy

And who's the one who let you put some lipstick on
And wear your hair down long
When Mom was gone
Daddy
Daddy

It was Daddy
My Daddy

Daddy
Ohh Daddy

And who's the one that would wait up late
Waiting on his baby girl to tell him all about her date
Daddy
Daddy

And who's the one who saw your tears were real
And said no matter how you feel
A love wound will heal
Daddy 
Daddy

And who's the one who's cared your whole life through
Now there's someone who has taken you
And who's the one on your wedding day
Who has to smile and say
I do I give my girl away
Daddy
My Daddy

Written by: Mark Charron

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Just As I Am 

Just as I am
Without one plea
But that Thy blood 
Was shed for me
And that Thou bids me come to Thee
O Lamb of God
I come
I come

Just as I am
And waiting not
To rid my soul 
Of one dark blot
To Thee whose blood can cleanse each spot
O Lamb of God
I come
I come

Just as I am
Thou will receive
Will welcome, pardon, cleanse, relieve
Because Thy promise I believe
O Lamb of God
I come
I come

Just as I am
Thy love unknown
Hath broken every barrier down
Now to be Thine 
Yes Thine alone
O Lamb of God
I come
I come

Words: Charlotte Elliott 1835 
Music: “Woodworth,” William B. Bradbury 1849 

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October, 2003

Just A Closer Walk With Thee

I am weak
But Thou art strong
Jesus keep me from all wrong
I’ll be satisfied as long
As I walk
Let me walk close to Thee.

Just a closer walk with Thee
Grant it Jesus it's my plea,
Daily walking close to Thee
Let it be, dear Lord, let it be

Oh 'cause when my feeble life is o’er
Time for me will be no more
Guide me gently, safely o’er
To Thy kingdom 
To Thy kingdom shore.

Just a closer walk with Thee
Grant it Jesus, it's my plea,
Daily walking close to Thee
Let it be, dear Lord, let it be

Ohhh daily walking close to Thee
Let it be, dear Lord
Let it be

Writer: Unknown

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I Don't Need You

I don't need you
I don't need you half as much as you need me
And I thank my lucky stars
That you have freed me
'Cause I'm losing weight at last
Losing weight and losing sleep 
And losing my mind fast

I don't need you
I don't miss you in the way I expected
I have time to clean the sink and feel neglected
Will I call you up, I won't
I forgot your number 636-4831

And I don't need you
I don't need you like my life depended on it
You're gone, you're gone, you're gone
It only
Affects me in the hours when I need you
I need you

But I don't want you
I do crosswords and I'm weaving a basket
And I'd never take you back unless you asked it

I don't need you
I don't need you like my life depended on it
You're gone, you're gone, you're gone
It only
Affects me in the hours that I need you
I need you

But I don't love you
I don't love you like with who you are living
Only twenty times as much
And all's forgiven
If you'd just drop by today
So that I can have you near forever while I say
That I don't need you
I don't need you
I don't need you

You're gone, you're gone, you're gone

I don't need you
I don't need you
I don't need you

You're gone, you're gone, you're gone

I don't need you
I don't need you
I don't need you

You're gone, you're gone, you're gone

I don't need you
I don't need you
I don't need you

Written by: Rupert Holmes

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Everytime I Hear A Love Song

Everytime I hear a love song I die
Everytime I think I've made it
I crash from the sky
Used to like a pretty love song
Till you said goodbye
And everytime I hear a love song I die

Don't you know that time's the greatest healer
And so I told myself again today
Experience in life, the great revealer
And though I know 
It's true what they say
Everytime I hear a love song I die

Everytime I hear a love song I die
Everytime I think I've made it
I crash from the sky
Used to like a pretty love song
Till you said goodbye
Now everytime I hear a love song I die

Maybe I could find some consolation
Pretend that you were just some fantasy
And give my thoughts of you a long vacati0n
And build my life
Pretend to be free
Everytime I hear a love song I die

Everytime I hear a love song I die
Everytime I think I've made it
I crash from the sky
Used to like a pretty love song
Till you said goodbye
Now everytime I hear a love song I die

Everytime I hear a love song I die

Written by: Larry Weiss

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November, 2003

Just Out Of Reach

Love that runs away from me
Dreams that just won't let me be
Blues that keep on botherin' me
Chains that just won't set me free
Too far away from you and all your charms
Just out of reach of my two empty arms

Each night in dreams I see your face
Memories time cannot erase
Then I awake and find you gone
Then I'm so blue and all alone
So far away from you 
So sweet and warm
Just out of reach of my two empty arms

That lonesome feelin' all the time
Knowing you could not be mine
Dreams that hurt me in my sleep
Vows that we could never keep

So far away from you and all your charms
Just out of reach of my two empty arms 

Just out of reach of my two empty arms 

Written by: V.F. Stewart

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The Unclouded Day

O they tell me of a home far beyond the skies
O they tell me of a home far away
O they tell me of a home where no storm clouds rise
O they tell me of an unclouded day

O the land of cloudless day
O the land of an unclouded day
O they tell me of a home where no storm clouds rise
O they tell me of an unclouded day

O they tell me of a home where my friends have gone
O they tell me of that land far away
Where the tree of life in eternal bloom
Sheds it's fragrance through the unclouded day

O the land of cloudless day
O the land of an unclouded day
O they tell me of a home where no storm clouds rise
O they tell me of an unclouded day

Yes they tell me of a King in His beauty there
And they tell me that mine eyes shall behold
Where He sits on the throne that is whiter than snow
In the city that is made of gold

O the land of cloudless day
O the land of an unclouded day
O they tell me of a home where no storm clouds rise
O they tell me of an unclouded day

Yes they tell me that He smiles on His children there
And His smile drives their sorrows all away
And they tell me that no tears ever come again
In that lovely land of unclouded day

O the land of cloudless day
O the land of an unclouded day
O they tell me of a home where no storm clouds rise
O they tell me of an unclouded day

O they tell me of an unclouded day

Arrangement by: Thomas & Drake
Words & Music: Josiah K. Alwood, circa 1880 

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In The Garden

I come to the garden alone
While the dew is still on the roses
And the voice I hear 
Falling on my ear
The Son of God discloses

And He walks with me 
And He talks with me
And He tells me I am His own
And the joy we share as we tarry there
None other has ever known

He speaks and the sound of His voice
Is so sweet the birds hush their singing
And the melody 
That He gave to me
Within my heart is ringing

And He walks with me 
And He talks with me
And He tells me I am His own
And the joy we share as we tarry there
None other has ever known

And the joy we share as we tarry there
None other has ever known

Words & Music: C. Austin Miles, 1913

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December, 2003

Be It Unto Me

Oh Mary
Sweet Mary
I must wake you from your sleep
Don't be frightened 
'Cause I've come
With a secret you must keep
There's a mission 
So listen
God is calling you to serve
For this night you will carry
The Savior of the world
So will go 
Or will you stay
Then Heaven's angel heard Mary say

Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord
Ohhh
Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord
Lord shine down your light
Shatter the dark
Shine down your love 
Into my heart
Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord

Oh brothers and sisters
Awaken from your sleep
Don't be frightened
For the Light 
From Heaven must speak
There's a mission
So listen
God is calling us to serve
See the dying
Hear them crying
Bring a Savior to their world
So will you go 
Or will you stay
Don't you want Heaven to hear you say

Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord
Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord
Lord shine down your light
Shatter the dark
Shine down your love 
Into my heart
Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord

Hear the call that lifts your higher
God gives wings to your desires

Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord
Ohhh
Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord
Lord shine down your light
Shatter the dark
Shine down your love
Into my heart

Be it unto me
According to your word
Be it unto me
According to your word
Call on me now
Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord

ohh ohh
You can call on me
Be it unto me 
Be it unto me 
According to your word
You can call on me 
Be it unto me
According to your word
Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord

You can call on me 
You can call on me
You can count on me
Be it unto me
According to your word
You will my mind oh Lord
Be it unto me
According to your word
Why don't you call on me sometime
Be it unto me
According to your word, oh Lord

Written by: Cindy Morgan and Randy Phillips

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Jingle Bells

Dashing through the snow
In a one horse open sleigh 
Over the fields we go
Laughing all the way
Bells on bob tail ring
Making spirits bright 
What fun it is to ride and sing a sleighing song tonight 

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way 
O what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh 
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way 
O what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh 

A day or two ago
I thought I'd take a ride 
And soon Miss Fanny Bright
Was seated by my side 
The horse was lean and lank
But misfortune seemed his lot 
We got into a drifted bank 
And then we got upsot 

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way 
O what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh 
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way 
O what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh 

Jingle bells, jingle bells
Jingle bells, jingle bells
Merry Christmas everybody 

Written by: J.S. Pierpoint, 1857

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Wake Up! It's Christmas Morning

In my mind there is bread on the table
Wood on the fire
In my mind we are gathered together
To celebrate our heart's desire
I close my eyes I see a prince on a camel
A shepherd boy running fast
Both headed in the same direction
Towards a baby in the grass

And I see as generations pass
The miracle gets harder to behold
In a dream I'm face to face with my Lord
This is what I'm told

Wake up it's Christmas morning
Wake up there's work to be done
Gather 'round you band of angels
Gather 'round the permanent One
Wake up it's Christmas morning
Wake up it's Christmas morning
Come and behold the broken hearted
It's for their sake
He has come

Im my mind I see a revolution
Fought for those in need
Led by a Man with a great ambition
For hungry hearts to feed
And this leader
He is gentle and kind
He carries no weapons at all
Just the life that was given to the lost and forgotten
That I might heed His call

Wake up it's Christmas morning
Wake up there's work to be done
Gather 'round you band of angels
Gather 'round the permanent One
Wake up it's Christmas morning
Wake up it's Christmas morning
Come and behold the broken hearted
It's for their sake
He has come

Emanuel behold Him
Emanuel behold Him
Emanuel behold Him
Emanuel behold Him
Emanuel behold Him
Emanuel behold Him
Emanuel behold Him

Ohhh
In my mind I see a worried father
Keeping warm wrapping tight
In my mind I see a loving mother
Cradle Him through the night
And in comes a shepherd boy
Arriving at his destination proud
Well I wonder if he knew
What that child was gonna do 
When the angels were talking about

Wake Up It's Christmas morning
Wake up there's work to be done
Gather 'round you band of angels
Gather 'round the permanent One
Wake up it's Christmas morning
Wake up it's Christmas morning
Come and behold the broken hearted
It's for their sake
He has come

Ohh ohhh 
It's for their sake he has come
Wake up 
Wake up 
Wake up It's Christmas morning
Wake up there's work to be done
Gather 'round 
Gather 'round
Gather 'round the permanent One
Wake up
Wake up there's work to be done
Gather 'round
Come on
Gather 'round the permanent One

Written by: Rob Mathes

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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let it Snow!

Oh the weather outside is frightful
But the fire is so delightful
And since we've no place to go
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Oh it doesn't show signs of stopping
And I brought some corn for popping
The lights are turned way down low
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

When we finally kiss goodnight
How I hate to go out in the storm
But if you really hold me tight
All the way home I'll be warm

The fire is slowly dying
And my dear we're still goodbying
But as long as you love me so
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Oh it doesn't show signs of stopping
And I brought some corn for popping
The lights are turned way down low
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

'Cause when we finally kiss goodnight
How I'll hate to go out in the storm
But if you really hold me tight
All the way home I'll be warm

The fire is slowly dying
And my dear we're still goodbying
But as long as you love me so
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Writer: Unknown

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