"Next Thing You Know" as written by and Matthew Joseph/mizell West....
I remember when I was thirteen
I saw a picture on my T.V. screen
The Reverend Billy Graham and the people singing
Just As I Am And it felt like
You were talking to me
And the whole world seemed to fade away
Until I heard my mother say
"Son, are you okay? Do you wanna pray?"
And that became the hour I first believed

[Chorus:]
Next thing you know I'm high and flyin'
Next thing you know My heart is in your hands
Next thing you know There's no denyin'
Next thing you know I'm a brand new man

Well, I wish I could say
I always stayed right there
And I did until my freshman year
But the world was pulling me a long way from thirteen
And you were calling but I didn't hear
Still I knew there was something more
So, one day my knees hit the dorm room floor
I said, "If you're there, and if you really care
Come and talk to me like I was thirteen"

[Chorus:]

Got a picture in my head today
Of how heaven might look someday
I see the people there
So I pull up a chair
And their stories, they blow me away
'Cause I can see it on every face
The evidence of grace
And as I listen it occurs to me
Everybody's got their own thirteen

[Chorus:]

So, what's your story about His glory?
You gotta find your place in the history of grace
Yeah, what's your story about His glory?
Come on and find your place


Lyrics submitted by ndu192

"Next Thing You Know" as written by Matthew Joseph West Sam Mizell

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP

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    General CommentI love this song. It communicates the feeling of joy when you become a Christian and tells a very typical story of falling away from Christ and coming back again. This song fills me full of joy and gratitude because I am saved.
    hgray104on February 25, 2007   Link

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