Something in the Water

Album: Greatest Hits: Decade #1 (2014)
Charted: 24
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  • He said, "I've been where you've been before
    Down every hallway's a slamming door"
    No way out, no one to come and save me
    Wasting a life that the Good Lord gave me

    Then somebody said what I'm saying to you
    Opened my eyes and told me the truth
    They said, "Just a little faith, it'll all get better"
    So I followed that preacher man down to the river

    And now I'm changed
    And now I'm stronger

    There must've been something in the water
    Oh, there must've been something in the water

    And well, I heard what he said and I went on my way
    Didn't think about it for a couple of days
    Then it hit me like a lightning late one night
    I was all out of hope and all out of fight

    Couldn't fight back the tears, so I fell on my knees
    Saying, "God, if you're there come and rescue me"
    Felt love pouring down from above
    Got washed in the water, washed in the blood

    And now I'm changed
    And now I'm stronger

    There must be something in the water
    Oh, there must be something in the water

    And now I'm singing along to Amazing Grace
    Can't nobody wipe this smile off my face
    Got joy in my heart, angels on my side
    Thank God almighty, I saw the light
    Gonna look ahead, no turning back
    Live everyday, give it all that I have
    Trust in someone bigger than me
    Ever since the day that I believed

    I am changed
    And now I'm stronger

    There must be something in the water (amazing grace)
    Oh, there must be something in the water (how sweet the sound)
    Oh, there must be something in the water (that saved a wretch)
    Oh, there must be something in the water (like me)

    Oh, yeah I am changed (I once was lost)
    Stronger (but now I'm found)
    Was blind, but now, I see Writer/s: Brett James, Carrie Underwood, Christopher Michael DeStefano
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 1

  • Bill from TnI appreciate the attention that you have brought to this song. However, it is clear that you have not been enlightened from the Bible about about the subject of baptism. Carries words are truer than most of the people you quoted. Her son, which follows the line of scripture exposes the blind religious prejudice of denominational teaching. First of all, please note that the Bible does not use the term "water baptism" EVER in ANY TRANSLATION. It is baptism. Many words of the Bible speak of baptism. Here are just a few. Acts 2:38 (NIV) "Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit." Romans 6:3-4 (NIV) "Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life." Colossians 2:12 (NIV) "having been buried with him in baptism and raised with him through your faith in the power of God, who raised him from the dead." 1 Peter 3:21 (NIV) "and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also--not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a good conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ." Carrie was not ashamed of the Gospel and I thank her for her boldness.

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