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Petra – Not Of This World lyrics

Words and music by Bob Hartman
Based on 2 Peter 2: 11, John 15: 18-19, John 16: 33, Matthew 16: 18, John 14: 3

We are pilgrims in a strange land
We are so far from our homeland
With each passing day it seems so clear
This world will never want us here
We're not welcome in this world of wrong
We are foreigners who don't belong

We are strangers, we are aliens
We are not of this world

We are envoys, we must tarry
With this message we must carry
There's so much to do before we leave
With so many more who may believe
Our mission here can never fail
And the gates of hell will not prevail

Jesus told us men would hate us
But we must be of good cheer
He has overcome this world of darkness
And soon we will depart from here

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    We are strangers, and we are aliens B/C we are not of this world, this isn't our home at all we have A much better home in heaven which I can't wait to get there. It is going to be so much better than this place down here. It will be cool, we won't have to worry about nothing at all. God will supply everyhting for us all we have to do is just enjoy it like he wants us to.
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