If We Are The Body

Album: Casting Crowns (2003)
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  • It's crowded in worship today
    As she slips in trying to fade into the faces
    The girls teasing laughter is carrying farther than they know
    Farther than they know

    But if we are the body
    Why aren't His arms reaching?
    Why aren't His hands healing?
    Why aren't His words teaching?
    And if we are the body
    Why aren't His feet going?
    Why is His love not showing them there is a way?
    There is a way, there is a way

    A traveler is far away from home
    He sheds his coat and quietly sinks into the back row
    The weight of their judgmental glances
    Tells him that his chances are better out on the road

    But if we are the body
    Why aren't His arms reaching?
    Why aren't His hands healing?
    Why aren't His words teaching?
    And if we are the body
    Why aren't His feet going?
    Why is His love not showing them there is a way?

    Jesus paid much too high a price
    For us to pick and choose who should come

    And we are the body of Christ
    But if we are the body
    Why aren't His arms reaching?
    Why aren't His hands healing?
    Why aren't His words teaching?
    And if we are the body
    Why aren't His feet going?
    Why is His love not showing them there is a way?
    Jesus is the way
    Jesus is the way
    we are His hands
    We are His feet
    We are His body
    Jesus is the way Writer/s: JOHN MARK HALL
    Publisher: Capitol CMG Publishing, ESSENTIAL MUSIC PUBLISHING
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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