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02. Long Way Home

re:creation
by Steven Curtis Chapman



 

I set out on a great adventure
The day my Father started leading me home
He said there’s gonna be some mountains to climb
And some valleys we’re gonna go through
But I had no way of knowing
Just how hard this journey could be
Cause the valleys are deeper and the mountains are steeper
Than I ever would’ve dreamed

But I know we’re gonna make it
I know we’re gonna get there soon
And I know sometimes it feels like we’re going the wrong way
It’s just a long way home

I got some rocks in my shoes
Fears I wish I could lose
They make the mountains so hard to climb
And my heart gets so heavy with the weight of the world sometimes
There’s a bag of regrets
My should’ve beens and not yets
I keep on dragging around
And I can hardly wait for the day I get to lay it all down

I know that day is coming
I know it’s gonna be here soon
And I won’t turn back even the whole world
says I’m going the wrong way
Cause it’s just a long way home...

And when we can’t take another step
The Father will pick us up and carry us in His arms

And even on the best days
He says to remember we’re not home yet
So don’t get too comfortable
Cause really all we are is just pilgrims passing through

Well I know we’re gonna make it
And I know we’re gonna get there soon
So I’ll keep on singing and believing what all of my songs say
Cause our God has made a promise
And I know that everything He says is true
And I know wherever we go
He will never leave us
Cause He’s going to lead us home
Every single step of the long way home

Keep on, we’re gonna make it
I know we’re gonna make it
We’re just taking the long way home


Written by Steven Curtis Chapman © 2011 One Blue Petal Music / Primary Wave Brian (Admin. by Wixen Music Publishing) (BMI) Ukulele, Background Vocals and Whistle by Steven Curtis Chapman // Background Vocals by Jason Eskridge and Luke Brown // Organ, Bass and Percussion by Brent Milligan // Group Background Vocals by Herb Chapman and Caleb Chapman

Behind the Song:
John 4:6, Galatians 6:9, John 14:1-4, John 16:33

 

 

 

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