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LAMENTS

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Lyrics

Do You See

Do we see with His Son's eyes?

Do we see the mommas they're on their knees crying?
Do we see our brothers on the street corners dying?
Those who stand behind the pulpit lying?
Do we see the ladies being sold as slaves?
Only value their bodies so they say let's slay
Do we see the confusion of our sexual ways?
Everything is accepted, guess that's the new wave
And are the fathers still leaving their homes?
And people get a rise out of hurting the poor?
Tired of waiting Lord, when you taking charge
We just wanna live our lives and in the end hear good job
He says that we're the answer, but we don't get it
They're banning His voice, why don't He come fix it
He put it back on us, He says we have His Spirit
But I can't see how we can make any difference
Man, it's hard to see how we can make any difference

Do you see what we see?
Do we share the same thought?
Is it hard to stand by and not turn our eye?

He gave us a heart like his
Do we shed his tears, do we ever lament?
I guess we're too distracted by our marriages
They crumble like bricks, kids scared from the split
Or is it the back and forth on
If an unborn baby is living being yet
Or maybe it's oppression, the depression got us stressing
Taking all the pills just to deal with it
They listen to the father of lies
He fuels the wars and the genocides
It's hard to even go outside
Got my hazard suit on during a date night
These days got us questioning everybody
Cough, sneeze, no mask on, threat to everybody
And we're saying, "God, go get everybody"
But we have the beautiful feet, we're His body
We have the beautiful feet, we're His body

Do you see what we see?
Do we share the same thought?
Is it hard to stand by and not turn our eye?
Are we afraid to speak out
Through all the questions and doubt?
Do we avoid it?
Can we feel it?

How the city grieves that something isn't right
Her people shun the ones they never meant to fight
What was disgraceful now is open in plain sight
Lord, how long, oh how long?

Do you see what we see?
Do we share the same thought?
Is it hard to stand by and not turn our eye?
Are we afraid to speak out
Through all the questions and doubt?
Do we avoid it?
Can we feel it?

© 2021 City Psalms  J. Grigsby / BMI / P.

Goldston / BMI / B. Goodall / ASCAP / D. Morris /

ASCAP /  G. Silverman / ASCAP

Set Right

The Lord in His anger

What about mine?

He has His freedom

I’m doing my time

Lying here in wait

With no place to go

God has the last say

The plans that He knows

 

The world is no longer

The place we celebrate

The broken are waiting

Waiting for aid

Trying to understand

Where justice has gone

God has the last say

Oh when will He come?

I thought I thought I thought I knew

I thought I knew what to do

I thought I thought I thought I knew

I thought I knew what to do

 

When will the world be set right?

When will the world be set right?

When will the world be set right?

When will the world… be set right?

 

People cry out "Truth, liberty!"

Falling on deaf ears

As we scroll on our screens

So much hurt and anger

The wounds are too deep

But God has the last say

Will He set them free?

I thought I thought I thought I knew

I thought I knew what to do

I thought I thought I thought I knew

I thought I knew what to do

 

When will the world be set right?

When will the world be set right?

When will the world be set right?

When will the world…

 

When will the world be set right?

When will the world be set right?

When will the world be set right?

When will the world… be set right?

© 2021 City Psalms D. Morris / ASCAP / B.

Goodall / ASCAP / G. Silverman / ASCAP /

J. Grigsby / BMI / P. Goldston / BMI

Future Release Dates

July 2 -- Show Us How

August 3 -- Remember Us

September 6 -- Full Album

Your Love

When sorrow consumes our nights and days
And hope seems covered by the dark
When our souls are searching for Your face
Wondering where You are

But we still believe a new day will rise
We trust in Your faithfulness
As we believe a new day will rise

Your love, Your love is always there
Your love, Your love is always there
Even when we can't see
Even in our doubting
Your love, Your love is always there
Your love, Your love is always there
Even when we can't see
Even in our doubting
Your love never fails!

You're our hope, the One we look to
So great Your love, Your goodness
We call your name, we trust in you
It's where we place our confidence

'Cause we still believe a new day will rise
We trust in Your faithfulness
As we believe a new day will rise

Your love, Your love is always there
Your love, Your love is always there
Even when we can't see
Even in our doubting
Your love, Your love is always there
Your love, Your love is always there
Even when we can't see
Even in our doubting
Your love never fails!

Your mercies are new every morning
Great is Your faithfulness
Your mercies are new every morning
Great is Your faithfulness
Your mercies are new every morning
Great is Your faithfulness
Your mercies are new every morning

Your love, Your love is always there
Your love, Your love is always there
Even when we can't see
Even in our doubting
Your love, Your love is always there
Your love, Your love is always there
Even when we can't see
Even in our doubting
Your love never fails!

© 2021 City Psalms  J. Grigsby / P. Goldston /

BMI / B. Goodall / ASCAP / D. Morris / ASCAP /  

G. Silverman / ASCAP

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