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Steven Curtis Chapman – More Than Words lyrics

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.

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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.

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.

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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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