Big Strong Hands

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The storm is coming fast
And there’s no use in praying it will pass
It’s far too late to run so we’ll just sit and wait for it to come

My wife and children hide,
‘hind the shower curtain side by side
I try to hold on tight as darkness covers up the sky

These look like big, strong hands
But now they won’t even help me stand
They’ve given up; they’ve given in to the water and the wind
On my own strength I cannot depend
I can’t even save myself;
How can I save them?
These look like big, strong hands

I hear them call my name but I can’t move off all this weight
I can’t remember what the lyrics to this line are

My little daughter cries, and I can’t even look her in the eyes
Helpless, I lay my head, but the real storm is up ahead

That’s what I always thought they were
Until You showed me there’s so much more
All that I’ve tried on my own I can’t
It’s time I placed my life in Your hands

These look like big, strong hands
And they’re the reason that I stand
One nail in each, they pierced the skin
But in three days You lived again
Only on your strength can I depend
You’ve already saved us all
In Your name we win
These look like big, strong
These look like big, strong hands

credits

from Those We Were, released May 19, 2012
Jon Andrew Castleberry - lead vocals, guitar
Andy Barksdale - lead guitar, vocals
Joseph Strickland - drums, vocals
Robert Paul III - bass, vocals

Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Eric Gay

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