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08. Carry The Fire

Light for the Lost Boy
by Andrew Peterson


I will hold your hand, love
As long as I can, love
Though the powers rise against us
Though your fears assail you
And your body may fail you
There's a fire that burns within us

And we dream in the night
Of a city descending
With the sun in the center
And a peace unending

I will carry the fire for you

And we kneel in the water
The sons and the daughters
And we hold our hearts before us
And we look to the distance
And raise our resistance
In the face of the forces
Gathered against us

And we dream in the night
Of a king and a kingdom
Where joy writes the songs
And the innocent sing them

I will carry the fire for you

Oh, sing on, sing on
When your hope is gone
Sing on, sing on
(Light up the darkness)

And we dream in the night
Of a feast and a wedding
And the groom in his glory
When the bride is made ready

I will carry the fire for you

Words by Andrew Peterson / Music by Ben Shive and Andrew Peterson / AP: vocals, acoustic guitar Ben Shive: piano, B3, keys, group vocals Andy Gullahorn: background vocals Cason Cooley: keys, tambourine, group vocals Tyler Burkum: electric guitar Matt Pierson: bass Will Chapman: drums Nathan Tasker: group vocals Max Corwin: group vocals 2012 Jakedog Music (adm by Music Services) (ASCAP) / Junkbox Music (adm by Music Services) (ASCAP)

Behind the Song:
(Started in soundcheck on the SCC Tour 11/11 in CA, Finished on 12/17/11 on the way home to TN) Ephesians 6:12 / Revelation 21:10, 11 / Revelation 19:6-8




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