Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Album: Come to The Well (2011)
  • Jesus, friend of sinners, we have strayed so far away
    We cut down people in your name but the sword was never ours to swing
    Jesus, friend of sinners, the truth's become so hard to see
    The world is on their way to You but they're tripping over me
    Always looking around but never looking up I'm so double minded
    A plank eyed saint with dirty hands and a heart divided

    Oh Jesus, friend of sinners
    Open our eyes to the world at the end of our pointing fingers
    Let our hearts be led by mercy
    Help us reach with open hearts and open doors
    Oh Jesus, friend of sinners, break our hearts for what breaks yours

    Yeah

    Jesus, friend of sinners, the one who's writing in the sand
    Make the righteous turn away and the stones fall from their hands
    Help us to remember we are all the least of thieves
    Let the memory of Your mercy bring Your people to their knees
    No one knows what we're for only against when we judge the wounded
    What if we put down our signs crossed over the lines and loved like You did

    Oh Jesus, friend of sinners
    Open our eyes to world at the end of our pointing fingers
    Let our hearts be led by mercy
    Help us reach with open hearts and open doors
    Oh Jesus, friend of sinners, break our hearts for what breaks yours

    You love every lost cause; you reach for the outcast
    For the leper and the lame; they're the reason that You came
    Lord I was that lost cause and I was the outcast
    But you died for sinners just like me, a grateful leper at Your feet

    'Cause You are good, You are good and Your love endures forever
    You are good, You are good and Your love endures forever
    You are good, You are good and Your love endures forever
    You are good, You are good and Your love endures forever

    Oh Jesus, friend of sinners
    Open our eyes to world at the end of our pointing fingers
    Let our hearts be led by mercy
    Help us reach with open hearts and open doors
    Oh Jesus, friend of sinners, break our hearts for what breaks Yours

    And I was the lost 'cause and I was the outcast
    Yeah
    You died for sinners just like me, a grateful leper at Your feet Writer/s: Mark Hall, Matthew West
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., ESSENTIAL MUSIC PUBLISHING
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