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ATTEMPT GREAT THIINGS FOR GOD  Vol. 1

copyright JJ Jones 2010

 

 

1

EVERLASTING WAY

Bible Lesson: “Probation After Death” from April 26, 2009

(presented to Nashville church)

 

There is a way which seemeth right unto a man

A foolish, a foolish way

A way which leadeth not to understand

A foolish, a foolish way

Wandering in the congregation of the dead

Corruptible this mortal is

Whose way is not His way

Whose way is not His way

Whose way but seemeth right but is not His way

 

But if there be any wicked way in us

Thou wilt show us the path of life

Where the footsteps of Truth slip not

We turn not to the left, nor to the right

But in thy everlasting way

An everlasting way,

Death is swallowed up in victory

 

Everlasting way

Understanding way

Let us walk in His ways

In His ways

 

There is a way which seemeth right unto a man

A foolish, a foolish way

There is a way which leadeth right up to the Lord

Established , established way

 

On the path of righteousness is life itself

At His right hand, are pleasures, evermore

When we walk in His ways

When we walk in His ways

Established are we on His everlasting ways

 

Oh death, where is thy sting?

 

 

 

2

THEE AND THY SOUL

Bible lesson: “God the Preserver of Man” from June 14, 2009

(presented to Nashville church – also first day of CS Class)

 

Let your heart, let your heart not be troubled nor fear

Exhort thee to be of good cheer

For there shall be no loss of life here

 

The Lord, the Lord is thy keeper and shade

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night

For He shall preserve thee and thy soul

 

The Lord shall preserve thee from evil

From all evil shall thee be preserved

What shall separate us from the love of Christ

Neither famine, nor peril, nor sword

Neither death, nor life, nor angels

For thou compass us about

With songs of deliverance

We remain whole and blameless

 

The Lord, the Lord is my hiding place

And the very God of peace

Preserves my whole spirit and soul

 

The Lord shall preserve thee from evil

From all evil shall thee be preserved

What shall separate us from the love of Christ

Neither powers, things present, nor things to come,

For thou compass us about

With songs of deliverance

Sung to the prisoners, who heard them

 

And suddenly there came a great earthquake,

The foundations of the prison were shaken:

And immediately the doors were all opened,

And every one's bands were loosed.

 

The Lord, the Lord is thy keeper and shade

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night

For He shall preserve thee and thy soul

 

Let your heart, let your heart not be troubled nor fear

Exhort thee to be of good cheer

For there shall be no loss of life here

 

 

 

3

EVERY GOOD GIFT

Bible lesson: “Reality” from March 29, 2009

(first original solo presented to Nashville church)

 

Behold, a man beholds his natural face in a glass

Behold, a man beholds his natural face in a glass

His eyes behold his vanity

For his eyes have not yet seen

The things which God hath prepared

 

Behold the darkness hides his natural face in the glass

Behold the darkness covers the Earth, covers the glass

But the Lord shall arise upon thee

And his glory shall be seen

Lift thine eyes, thine eyes, round about and see

 

From above comes every good gift

Cometh down from the Father of Lights

Turn thine eyes to every good gift

God the Lord has shown us the light

Turn thine eyes away from vanity

To the only true reality

Lift thine eyes, thine eyes, round about and see

 

An angel in a certain season descends to a pool

The pool is still, untroubled, natural, as a glass

The man beholds his vanity

Thirty-eight years his infirmity

Until Christ, the Truth

Suffers the man to see

 

From above comes every good gift

Cometh down from the Father of Lights

Turn thine eyes to every good gift

God the Lord has shown us the light

Be ye therefore perfect  -- and see

As your father in heaven – and see

Behold, behold, behold reality

From above

 

 

 

4

TURN AGAIN UNTO THE LORD

Bible lesson: “Everlasting Punishment” from May 3, 2009

(presented to Murfreesboro church)

 

No one is tempted of God

Tempted of God, no one is tempted of God

He tempteth none, for evil tempt not Him

 

No one is tempted of God

Tempted of God, no one is tempted of God

He tempteth none, for evil tempt not Him

For evil tempt not Him

But every man is tempted

When he is drawn away of his own desires

 

And every man is tempted

But by the lord’s mercies

Are we not consumed.

 

We wrestle with the man until the break of the day

We struggle in the dark to see God face to face

Thy name is no more Jacob, for thou indeed prevail

If you should know thy name it would be surely Israel

 

We search and try our ways -- and turn again unto the Lord (x2)

 

For no one is tempted of God

Tempted of God, no one is tempted of God

For the grace of God that bringeth salvation, that bringeth salvation

Hath appeared to all

Hath appeared to all

 

 

 

5

GREAT ARE THE WORKS OF THE LORD

Bible lesson: “God the Only Cause and Creator” from Dec 7, 2008

(first original solo ever written/presented)(presented to Murfreesboro church)

 

Great are the works of the Lord

All the things that He hath willed

Great are the works of the Lord

All the things that He hath willed, that He hath willed

 

Honor and glory to all His works,

His righteousness liveth forever

his wonderful works were made to be remembered

 

Great are the works of the Lord

All the things that He hath willed

Great are the works of the Lord

All the things that He hath willed, that He hath willed

 

Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour

For thou hast created all things

For thou hast created all things

All things hath he created

 

Thou sendest forth thy spirit

They are created

The First, the Last

Beside You there is no God

 

Great are the works of the Lord

All the things that He hath willed

Great are the works of the Lord

All the things that He hath willed, that He hath willed

The First, the Last

Created

Forever