Saw you shining in the sun this morning
Saw you shining in the moon at night
Saw you shining in the sun this morning
Saw you shining in the moon at night
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays.

Saw you standing by the winding river
Saw you Standing by the shining stream
Saw you standing by the winding river
Saw you standing by the shining stream
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays

Felt you stirring in my heart this morning
Felt you moving in my heart at night
Felt you stirring in my heart this morning
Felt you moving in my heart at night
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays

Saw you shining in the sun this morning
Saw you shining in the starry night
Saw you shining in the sun this morning
Saw you shining in the starry night
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays
Ancient of days, ancient of days, ancient of day a a a ays


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    He's talkin' about JESUS, baby! The ANCIENT OF DAYS is a scriptural reference to ABBA GOD! Check out DANIEL 7:9 - it's all about JESUS, baby!

    VANTHEMANon March 19, 2005   Link
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    Look at Daniel 7:13, too! JESUS IS LORD! VAN IS THE MAN - He knows from whence he cometh!

    VANTHEMANon March 19, 2005   Link
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    Some of Van's songs that are explicitly about Jesus are the most energetic I feel like. I just feel like running so fast that my skin falls off after listening to this song. Interestingly enough that's an effect that C.S. Lewis discusses at the end of "The Last Battle."

    If you like this one, and you think you can handle some (almost corny) keyboards, then listen to "Youth of 1000 Summers." I find it very hard to describe my own Christianity, but these songs capture it just about perfectly.

    reverbtankedon December 11, 2008   Link
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    Hehe i just realized that Ancient of Days has some really dated guitar effects so "Youth of 1000 Summers" should be nothing to worry about. :)

    reverbtankedon December 11, 2008   Link
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    Van does these love songs to God.... he has done many.

    jojocommentson September 19, 2021   Link

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