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Hey You, I Love Your Soul
Words and John L. Cooper and Korey Cooper.
Music by John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
Am I a man who knows how to love
When you hate what you fear the most
I'll wash your feet as you spit in my face
Hey you, I love your soul

I'm going love you when you hate

You can't outrun or escape this liquid
My life poured out like water
I'm gonna drown you with maddening forgiveness
Hey you, I love your soul

Chorus:
I can't depend on your hate to define my love
Am I strong enough to love your soul

Love doesn't care to receive what it gives
Bleeding compassion to extreme
Love stretches out to die for its enemies
Hey you, I love your soul

(chorus)

No bounds on the deep, no bounds on the wide
Am I deep enough to love your soul

God I want to swim in the deep of You
God in You I'm strong enough,
Strong enough, strong enough

I can't depend on your hate to define my love
Am I strong enough to love your soul
No bounds on the deep, no bounds on the wide
Am I deep enough to love your soul
 
 
Deeper
Words and Ken Steorts.
Music by John L. Cooper and Ken Steorts.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
Jesus pure truth
Recollect my mind (ya-di-da-da-da)
Hurt that I push down
Shows my anger why
I can't go underground

Chorus:
Everything I bury gets exhumed
I gotta dig deeper
And all the things I bury gets exhumed
I gotta dig deeper

I must get used
To strength out of weak (ya-di-da-da-da)
Becoming by what I give
Not by what I can keep
Exposed before You

(chorus)

How can I hide deeper
How I fly deeper in You
 
 
Locked In A Cage
Words and Music by John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
I wanna be locked in a cage
I wanna be strapped in a chair
I wanna be where you are
If my insanity comes
Wrapped up inside you

I wanna break my legs
In case of thought to escape
Keep the hammer out of my reach
If my pounding impulse comes
Wrapped up inside Your arms....
Locked up inside You

Hold me down 'cause I want to know You
You bring calm to my rage
You are life and I'm thristing for You

Hold me, hold me, locked in a cage
I love to be caught in you
I wanna be trapped in Your arms
Your cage is rest to my bones
Your cage is peace to my soul
Wrapped up inside Your arms
Wrapped up inside You

Hold me down 'cause I want to know You
You bring calm to my rage
You are life and I'm thristing for You
Hold me, hold me, locked in a cage
Wrapped up inside Your arms
Wrapped up inside Your arms
I'm inside Your arms

I'm inside Your arms
Hold me down 'cause I want to know You
You bring calm to my rage
You are life and I'm thristing for You
Hold me, hold me, locked in a cage
 
 
Your Love [Keeps Me Alive]
Words and Music by John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
I walk through the desert, hide from the sun
All that I desire is You
Occasional water cools my thirst
All that I desire is You

I don't want to live dying on the inside

I breathe so softly, don't feel too content
Apathy whispers and makes me think
Am I just another man whose time went fast
What does it take to be called great

I don't want to live dying on the inside

Chorus:
Because Your love is better than life
Because Your voice heals me inside
Because my soul is satisfied
Because Your love keeps me alive

I cannot be silent, I'm crying out
My soul is cold, my heart is numb
I break from my old self and step into You
You complete what was never enough

I don't want to live dying on the inside

(chorus)

Keeps me alive with the strength to speak
This generation is dying to see
Who You are and how You free
Come Lord Jesus come

I've seen lots of dead men walking around
Make my heart alive

(chorus)
 
 
More Faithful
Words and Music by John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
All the things my feet thought to be firm
Are falling with urgency
Tearing back my false sense of security

Some say things change, nothing stays the same
But the sweetness in my ears
Safe in your arms speak the words I love to hear

Chorus:
You have been more faithful than the morning sun
You have been more faithful than knowing the night will come
You have been more faithful than the changing of seasons

All things I thought that I used to know
Are falling down again
Our disillusionment is how we grow

Some say things change, nothing stays the same
In a world of inconsistency
When everything's a lie,
What can cause my heart to believe

(chorus x2)
 
 
Pour
Words and Music by John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
Everything I am is resting in my jar
Holding nothing back from entering my jar
My hopes and dreams I put into my jar
You find my jar as beautiful

Deep the sorrow and pain I put in my jar
Times seem so hard I put them in my jar
My violence burns, You've consumed my heart
Desperation ends with desertion in

A moment of intimacy my life explained and unpronounced
Falling at Your feet I kneel perpetually
Staring at my jar I proceed to pour it out
The loss and gain goes on and on and on

Chorus:
You're in the blood and you're all around
Beauty speaks without a sound
Raging flood, You're the peace I need
Down, pour down

All my fears and needs I put in my jar
I'd give everything to know who You are
The open space around Your feet
Becomes my resting place, my destiny
The loss and gain goes on and on and on

(chorus x2)

And all You are, is all I need
You're all I need

A moment of intimacy my life explained and unpronounced
Falling at Your feet I kneel perpetually
Staring at my jar I proceed to pour it out
The loss and gain goes on and on and on

(chorus)

You're in my blood, in my blood
All You are, is all I need, is all I need
 
 
Suspended In You
Words and Ken Steorts.
Music by Ken Steorts and John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
Thought You'd put me in a box
Thought You'd push me into a clump
Make me smaller than I was before

Thought You'd press me and mold me in
Took a step and felt the pressure on
Exploding me into open space

Chorus:
Now You pull me apart
I'm suspended in You
Stretch me bigger
Reveal Yourself to be
The frame that holds me tightly in center
Pulled into suspension in the middle of You

Let what was hidden be revealed
Walls of fear broken wide
Infinite Jesus spread all in You
Towering over the mountains
Stretching to the horizons
Gushing with surrender in Your hands

(chorus)
 
 
Take
Words and Music by John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
Take my strength, take my pride,
Take my selfishness away
Take my rights, take ambition,
Capture me, make me a slave

Break my walls, break my bones,
Break my hardened heat
Rip my rule, rip my will,
Rip independency apart

Breathe Your life,
Breathe Your love,
Breathe You breath and I'm sustained
Take my hate, take my hurt,
Express healing to my pain

Take my flesh in all its arrogance, my stability away
Take my life, bring fire, til only You remain

Chorus:
Laid out on my face
My tongue hanging out to taste
Of You and Your death
And to know Your name

Accept my gifts, take my crowns,
I spread them at your feet
When I bleed, I bleed with joy as I taste Your suffering
Flood life, flood peace, speak acceptance to my shame
Allow to kneel, allow to praise,
Give the right to speak Your name

(chorus)
 
 
Coming Down
Words and Music by John L. Cooper and Ken Steorts.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
Things are coming down
Things are coming down I can tell you
Beautiful the sound
Of things coming 'cause I heard him say

Division is coming down
I saw peace on a white horse riding
Love is spreading around
The most contagious disease we've ever known

Chorus:
I will drink from the well of the One who gives me life
I will eat of the bread of the One sacrifice
I will breathe of the breath of the body of God
I will dive to the depths and raise a new man

Racism is coming down
Not from law but a change in perception
Revival's spreading around
I hear the sound of reapers already say

(chorus)

Our knees are going down
To the One who brings far to my every bone
His Kingdom's reigning down
Who can stop the plans of the Lord I say

(chorus)
 
 
Whirlwind
Words and John L. Cooper and Korey Cooper.
Music by John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
Talking to God
Hearing what he wants
He moves in violence
I stand in silence

Who can question You, who can fathom You?
In your presence, who can stand?
Worlds spin around and kings crumble down
There's no escaping what You've planned

Winds approaching, clouds are forming
God in His power
Is swirling around me

Calling me, and you know my name
So jump in or be taken, yea I can't
Run long enough, or go far enough
To escape the screaming rain

Chorus:
It's alright
It's alright
Jump in the whirlwind
I'm letting go
(repeat)

My world's at stake
I want to break
Stop the striving
Start the dying

I'm thrown into it
It's so imminent
There's no arguing what You say
I gotta keep fanning it, I keep fanning it
I keep fanning the fire to flames

(chorus)

Master and Savior, Sustainer and Creator
You move in power
And winds and thunder

(chorus)
 
 
Dive Over In
Words and Ken Steorts.
Music by John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
I thought distinctly
Different from now
Wonder dramatically
All about everything always

All my pushing
Becomes nothing I shake the fear

I used to compensate
For what I couldn't achieve
I conquered dreams
Forgetting what they were

All my pushing
Becomes nothing
All my falling
Is into You

Chorus:
Jump over on (Everybody now)
Dive over in (C'mon yea-yea)
'Cause it's just not enough
To stand at the edge (You gotta dive over in)

Now I am voiceless
Senseless at Your mercy
You draw me wildly
All my remainder

All my pushing
Becomes nothing
All my falling
Is into You

(chorus)

All my pushing
Becomes nothing
All my falling
Is into You

(chorus)
 
 
Scarecrow
Words and Ken Steorts.
Music by Ken Steorts and John L. Cooper.
1998 Photon Music (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
 
Hanging on this post
In my dirty clothes
Try to concentrate on You
But I keep forgetting

Safe enough to not let go
Scared enough to not release
Open up to drink the wind
You tear me up when you come in

Take me down, shake me out
Give me a brain, that I might know You better
Take me down, shake me out
Give me a brain, that I might know You better

Hanging in the sun
Waiting for the rain
Saw a field catch on fire
I caught myself just watching

Safe enough to not let go
Scared enough to not release
Open up to drink the wind
You tear me up when you come in

Take me down, shake me out
Give me a heart, that I might love You better
Take me down, shake me out
Give me a heart, that I might love You better

Hanging on a post
Just next to Yours
I want to curse and spit
I weep aloud at Your mercy

Take me down, shake me out
Give me a life, that I might serve You better
Take me down, shake me out
Give me a life, that I might serve You better

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