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Steven Curtis Chapman – Do They Know lyrics

I'm one of the chosen few
God chose to carry to
A hopeless and dying world
Good News.

I'm a disciple of
A caring Father's love,
A light to the world,
To show them the way.

Chorus
Do they know;
Can they see;
Jesus lives in me. (2x)

A vacant house comes alive
When somebody moves inside,
A light in the window means somebody's home;
I say Jesus lives in me,
But can everybody see
The light of His love that shines in my heart.

[Chorus:]

A cloud of witnesses surrounds us,
Who long to share what we've received;
Tell me where will they see Jesus,
If not in you and me.

So we must let them know,
Let them see Jesus lives in you and me.
Let them know, let them see;
He is all they need,
Jesus is all we need.



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  • sullymcgully
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    sullymcgully
    If you saw your friend walking toward a cliff he couldn't see, wouldn't you warn him of his impending danger? Who would be to blame if he fell without being told where he was going?

    Most of us would not hesitate to point out something like a cliff, but many of us are afraid to warn those we know, and even those we love, of the danger of going into eternity unprepared. This song is about how we should, after all that Christ has done for us, be living lives that point the people around us to Him.

    Some might wonder why God isn't doing more to make Himself known around the world. The answer to that question is another question: why aren't YOU doing more to make Him known around the world? Jesus gave us the Great Commission so that we could be His hands and feet.

    The responsibility for reaching the world is ours. The responsibility is yours. True, that doesn't mean you should pack your bags and be a missionary in Congo, but every day, YOU are blessed with the opportunity to reach the people around you in the way that only you can. Failing to do so may not send you to Hell, but it's still wrong.
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