They tried to keep you in a tent
They could not keep you in a temple
or any of their idols to see and understand
We cannot keep you in a church
We cannot keep you in a Bible
Or it's just another idol to box you in
They could not keep you in their walls
We cannot keep you in ours either
for You are so much greater

Who is like the Lord?
The maker of the heavens
who dwells with the poor?
He lifts them from the ashes
and seats them among princes
Who is like the Lord?

We've tried to keep you in a tent
We've tried to keep you in our temples
We've worshiped all their idols
We want all that to end
So we will find You in the streets
And we will find You in the prisons
And even in our Bibles and churches

Who is like the Lord?
The maker of the heavens
who dwells with the poor?
He lifts them from the ashes
and seats them among princes
Who is like the Lord?

We cannot contain
Cannot contain the glory of Your name
We cannot contain
Cannot contain the glory of Your name

We cannot contain
Cannot contain the glory of Your name

Who is like the Lord?
You took me from the ashes
and You healed me from my blindness
Who is like the Lord?


Lyrics submitted by rocknrollgirl47, edited by Octavarium64

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    General CommentI'm confused as to why he says that the Bible is an idol. That's like saying a definition is bad because it limits a thing.
    forest51690on September 24, 2013   Link

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