Monday, September 14, 2009

~Music Mondays~ "If I Stand"

It's another Monday! Which means another great day to listen to music over at Shawntele's blog, "Saved by Grace"! Hope you join in and share a song that has touched you lately, or that is just a favorite, etc!

This week I am sharing "If I Stand" by Rich Mullins.
I heard this song when I was young and did not find it again until last year, listening to Jarsofclay music on youtube, I stumbled upon it! This is such a beautiful song! I could not find the Jarsofclay version in video, but this one is just as touching, and sung by Rich himself!



Rich Mullins

"If I Stand"


There's more that rises in the morning than the sun
And more that shines in the night than just the moon
There's more than just this fire here that keeps me warm
In a shelter that is larger than this room

And there's a loyalty that's deeper than mere sentiments
And a music higher than the songs that I can sing
Stuff of Earth competes for the allegiance
I owe only to the Giver of all good things

So if I stand let me stand on the promise that you will pull me through
And if I can't, let me fall on the grace that first brought me to You
So if I sing let me sing for the joy that has born in me these songs
And if I weep let it be as a man who is longing for his home

And there's more that dances on the prairies than the wind
And more that pulses in the ocean than the tide
There's a love that's fiercer than the love between friends
More gentle than a mother's when her baby's at her side

And there's a loyalty that's deeper than mere sentiments
And a music higher than the songs that I can sing
The stuff of Earth competes for the allegence
I owe only to the Giver of all good things

So if I stand let me stand on the promise that You will pull me through
And if I can't let me fall on the grace that first brought me to You
And if I sing let me sing for the joy that has born in me these songs
And if I weep let it be as a man who is longing for his home

So if I stand let me stand on the promise You will pull me through
And if I can't let me fall on the grace that first brought me to You
And if I sing let me sing for the joy that has born in me these songs
And if I weep let it be as a man who is longing for his home

And if I weep let it be as a man who is longing for home

2 comments:

  1. Beautiful song. I had not heard it before. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. That song is nice, I like the lyrics. I am going to look for the Jars of Clay version, they are a great group. Thank you for linking up again!! :)

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