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For All Those Who Want to Help but Don’t Know How

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    Hey sister there a lot I could say
    Bottled up inside of me. A well over flowing, never empty
    But I can’t. It just seems like there’s no way
    Words are just too weak. My phrases fail to meet the need

    I’m burning with desire, all consumed with this fire
    Of wanting to do something to help
    I’m standing right here watching as you struggle
    And wishing there was something I could do
    What can you do?

    When the storms roll right back in
    When the battles begin again
    When it looks like you’re standing out all alone
    When it all collapses to dust
    When heroes fail your trust
    When agony cuts right through you to the bone
    What can you do?

    Hey brother, there’s a lot you’ve been through
    Broken time and time again, always fighting but can never win
    And I can’t know just how it feels to live
    Lonely, seemingly unseen and these struggles make you bleed

    I’m drowning in my tears, yet uncertain with many fears
    Of wanting not to make it all worse
    I’m standing right here watching as you struggle
    And wishing there was something I could do
    What can you do?

    When the storms roll right back in
    When the battles begin again
    When it looks like you’re standing out all alone
    When it all collapses to dust
    When heroes fail your trust
    When agony cuts right through you to the bone
    What can you do?

    I’ll take on the runaway train
    And if I could take away the pain I would
    Any of your enemies will find themselves withstood
    And if my blood, my death would save the day,
    I’d gladly give it away
    This is what I would do
    But what should I do?

    When the storms roll right back in
    When the battles begin again
    When it looks like you’re standing out all alone
    When it all collapses to dust
    When heroes fail your trust
    When agony cuts right through you to the bone
    What should I do?

    What does He say?
    What is His way?
    To weep with those who weep, rejoice when they rejoice
    Love is more than a feeling but a choice
    To bear all things,to believe all things and to hope all things
    And lay down it’s life

    No greater love
    No greater love
    Than laying down one’s life for his friends
    Until it comes to that end
    What I can do

    Is when the storms roll right back in
    When the battles begin again
    When it looks like you’re standing out all alone
    Pray and point you to the Rock, the Anchor, the Cornerstone
    When it all collapses to dust
    When heroes fail your trust
    When agony cuts right through you to the bone
    Pray and point you to the Light, the Way, the God who knows all your pain
    It’s what I’ll do

    These words aren’t stubble on the wind
    They’re drawn from deep within my heart
    And who knew that saying Only God Can would be so hard
    But for now that’s all I can do
    And pray for you
    I’ll be here waiting
    Praying, hoping, ready
    Willing to do anything I can
    And leave the rest in His hands

    When the storms roll right back in
    When the battles begin again
    When it looks like you’re standing out all alone
    When it all collapses to dust
    When heroes fail your trust
    When agony cuts right through you to the bone
    He’ll always be there! His word will light the way
    And by His grace I’ll be here to stay
    It’s what I will do.

     

    So . . . what do y’all think?

    Psalm 119:11
    Your word I have hidden in my heart,
    That I might not sin against You.

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