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04. The Voice Of Jesus

Light for the Lost Boy
by Andrew Peterson



 

I know you've been afraid
Don't know what to do
You've been lost in the questions
I don't know what to say
I'm sure if I were you
I'd proceed with some caution

But I want you to know
When the joy that you feel
Leaves a terrible ache in your bones
It's the voice of Jesus
Calling you back home

I know you've got a lot
Spinning in your head
All this emptiness fills you
Maybe you could try
Laying in your bed
To ask the silence to still you

And you might hear a beat
On the door of your heart
When you do, let it open up wide
It's the voice of Jesus
Calling you his bride

Once upon a time there was a little boy
Who wandered the forest, abandoned
And he heard in the leaves
And behind every tree
The sound of a secret companion
Following

So listen, little girl,
Somewhere there's a King
Who will love you forever
And nothing in the world
Could ever come between
You, my love, and this Lover

So when I kiss you at night
And I turn out the light
And I tell you you're never alone
It's the voice of Jesus
Calling you
It's the voice of Jesus
Calling you his own


Words and Music by Andrew Peterson / AP: vocals Skye Peterson: background vocals Ben Shive: piano, keys, string arrangement Cason Cooley: keys, bass, omnichord, string arrangement Tyler Burkum: electric guitar Matt Pierson: bass Zack Casebolt: violin 2012 Jakedog Music (adm by Music Services) (ASCAP)

Behind the Song:
(October 2011, on tour with SCC)

 

 

 

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