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Steven Curtis Chapman – More Than Words lyrics

[Verse 1]
Lord, I don't know what to say
As I get down on my knees to pray
The same old phrases come to mind
But You've heard them all a thousand times
It's not that it's untrue when I say "Lord, I love You"
It's just that I want it to be more

[Chorus 1]
More than words, I want my prayer to be
More than words, thoughts my heart alone can speak
As you listen to me tell of all Your power and mercy
Lord, You know it's my desire that what You hear is more than words

[Verse 2]
As I open up this Book
And read of all the love it took
For a holy God to care for man
Spirit, help me understand
It's not that it's unclear, it's a letter to children
But Lord I know it's meant to be much more

[Chorus 2]
More than words, not just letters on a page
More than words, for every line and every phrase
Was a breath of inspiration from a caring Father
Who gave the gift of His Son to prove He loved us more than words

As I consider quietly the wonder of all Your ability,
It's more than I can comprehend, and I find myself in need again
But if I had every word and a thousand years to use them
What You are to me would still be more
Oh, so much more
More than words

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  • sullymcgully
    This song describes what is a familiar feeling for many Christians: trying to pray, but feeling like repeating the same old lines would be redundant and useless. What we want to say about the Lord's greatness and mercy is somewhere in our heart, but we can't express it with our lips. What we need to do is offer the best we can do with our words, and trust that God knows what's on our hearts. To do so would not be ungrateful, but simply truthful.
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