We Are The Reason

Album: Are You Ready? (1980)
  • As little children we would dream of Christmas morn
    Of all the gifts and toys we knew we'd find
    But we never realized a baby born one blessed night
    Gave us the greatest gift of our lives

    We were the reason that He gave His life
    We were the reason that He suffered and died
    To a world that was lost, He gave all He could give
    To show us the reason to live

    As the years went by we learned more about gifts
    The giving of ourselves and what that means
    On a dark and cloudy day, a man hung crying in the rain
    All because of love, all because of love

    Oh and we were the reason that He gave His life
    We were the reason that He suffered and died
    To a world that was lost, He gave all He could give
    To show us the reason to live

    I've finally found the reason for living
    It's in giving every part of my heart to Him
    In all that I do, every word that I say
    I'll be giving my all just for Him, for Him

    And we are the reason that He gave His life
    We are the reason that He suffered and died
    To a world that was lost, He gave all He could give
    To show us the reason to live
    He is our reason to live

    Don't You know that you are the reason
    That He came oh, He came to save us
    When He gave His life for us, He suffered and died

    To a world that was lost He gave
    Everything that He had He gave (everything)
    To show us the reason to live

    Don't you know that you are the reason
    That He came oh He came to save us (He gave his life)
    When He gave His life for us, He suffered and died

    (I want to know how I can thank you Jesus) to a world that was lost He gave
    Everything that He had He gave
    To show us the reason to live

    Don't you know that you are the reason
    That He came oh He came to save us (He gave his life)
    When He gave His life for us, He suffered and died

    For a world that was lost He gave
    Everything that He had He gave
    To show us the reason to live

Comments: 2

  • Enrique Sanchez Mcclinton from Lima, PeruOne of my favorites of all times. David is truly gifted. I made a translation to Spanish many years ago.
  • Dana from Greenwood, ScMy dad used to sing this song in church a lot - it was always one of my favorites.
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