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It's crowded in worship today
As she slips in trying to fade into the faces
The girls teasing laughter is carrying farther than they know
Farther than they know

But if we are the body
Why aren't His arms reaching?
Why aren't His hands healing?
Why aren't His words teaching?
And if we are the body
Why aren't His feet going?
Why is His love not showing them there is a way?
There is a way

A traveler is far away from home
He sheds his coat and quietly sinks into the back row
The weight of their judgmental glances
Tells him that his chances are better out on the road

But if we are the body
Why aren't His arms reaching?
Why aren't His hands healing?
Why aren't His words teaching?
And if we are the body
Why aren't His feet going?
Why is His love not showing them there is a way?
There is a way

Jesus paid much too high a price
For us to pick and choose who should come
And we are the body of Christ

But if we are the body
Why aren't His arms reaching?
Why aren't His hands healing?
Why aren't His words teaching?
And if we are the body
Why aren't His feet going?
Why is His love not showing them there is away?
There is a way

But if we are the body
Why aren't His arms reaching?
Why aren't His hands healing?
Why aren't His words teaching?
And if we are the body
Why aren't His feet going?
Why is His love not showing them there is a way
Jesus is the way



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    Betty BrownSep 10, 2013 at 4:26 pm
    I absouloutly love this song. it is very true. Who are we to judge. the lyrics are amazing, "If We Are The Body" by Casting Crowns song inspired by 2 Chronicles 7:14 - Enjoy!
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    UnregisteredMay 29, 2012 at 11:30 am
    We should be too busy trying to be like christ to have time to go around judging people. We need to spend more time praying for them and trying to help them, than we spend judging them and making their plight worse. We need to remember that god does not see what all we own or wear, he sees only our heart. How pure is it?
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    UnregisteredApr 29, 2012 at 6:16 pm
    I think it means that as believers in christ and as church members, we are the body of christ. And as such, we should be doing the things that christ has asked of us. Like reaching out, witnessing to people, teaching those who want to learn about god and so forth. Just do the things that god directs you to do.
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    UnregisteredMar 29, 2012 at 8:23 pm
    As christians, it is our duty to show others "the way". In this world today, we christians are letting god down because we are not reaching others for him, healing the sick, teaching about his love, or helping the lost discover the plan of salvation as we have been called to do. We need to be more active and be less of the world.
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    UnregisteredMar 21, 2012 at 8:39 pm
    People of god, stand up! Live for god. Don't live for self or for the world! People have problems... We all have problems. No one os perfect! You can't judge someones sin, when you have your own.

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