Posted in Christianity, Hope, Love, Songs, Trials & Blessings

YOUR HEART WILL BE FILLED WITH HIS LOVE (Song Lyrics)

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Chorus
Bow down
Look up
See His smiling eyes
Bow down
Give Him praise
Then your heart will be filled with His love
O Your heart will be filled with His love

Come to Jesus
He is Your Saviour
Let Him be Your Lord
Come to Him
Lay your burdens down
Come to Him

Come to Jesus
Rest your weary head
Open up your heart
Come to Him
Do not fear dear child
Come to Him

Chorus
Bow down
Look up
See His smiling eyes
Bow down
Give Him praise
Then your heart will be filled with His love
O Your heart will be filled with His love

Come to Jesus
He brings forgiveness
Wrapped in Father’s love
Come to Him
Do not run away
Come to Him

Come to Jesus
He came just for you
To give you His peace
Come to Him
Bring your broken heart
Come to Him

He is your Healer
Your deliverer
He is Your Shepherd
Live and move
Have your being
In Him
In Jesus

Chorus
Bow down
Look up
See His smiling eyes
Bow down
Give Him praise
Then your heart will be filled with His love
O Your heart will be filled with His love

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Love, Songs

THE CHRISTMAS LOVE SONG

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O sweet Christmas love song
The most beautiful ever born
Your notes are sweeter than honey
With golden melody You adorn

You draw the lost hope out of darkness
You heal every broken heart
You seal each life with eternity
And mend all that’s torn apart

Can you feel new life, and faith birthing
Do you dream of being free
Can you hear the melodies echo
Have you found love’s remedy

Just listen to the Christmas love song
And let Christ’s joy be released
Break off the cold chains of hopelessness
Know that hopelessness has ceased

O This Christmas love song
This Christmas
Find yourself in Him
He was born
And your name was sung
Woven in angelic lullaby
Falling from heaven when His time was come

It’s the Christmas love song
The most beautiful ever sung
The notes are sweeter than honey
The chords bound before the world begun

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Songs, Trials & Blessings

JUST CAN’T SEEM TO GET IT RIGHT (Song Lyrics)

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Chorus
The more I try
My feet are pointing in the wrong direction
I want to do right
But just can’t seem to shake it off
Just can’t seem to get it right
O Lord, help my unbelief

I know so many are struggling
With this very thing
Wanting to please You forever
Obedient in everything

I’m not the only one, O no!
But I feel alone
So, so tired of fighting against
All that tries to usurp Your throne

Chorus
The more I try
My feet are pointing in the wrong direction
I want to do right
But just can’t seem to shake it off
Just can’t seem to get it right
O Lord, help my unbelief

The closer I think I become
The further away
You appear, Your light, it soon fades
O Lord, at Your feet, I now lay

Draw me out of every bondage
Let the chains be gone
Forgive all sin, iniquity
Increase my faith to trust upon

I know this battle is not mine
It belongs to You
Strengthen me to believe the truth
So I may follow You anew

Chorus
The more I try
My feet are pointing in the wrong direction
I want to do right
But just can’t seem to shake it off
Just can’t seem to get it right
O Lord, help my unbelief

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Poems, Songs

IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

trees in the snow painting

It’s cold outside
The fire is burning brightly
The robins huddle close
The candles flicker so
My heart, it is awarming
To the season’s gift of love
It’s cold outside
Soft snow falls from above

It’s cold outside
Carollers sing so sweetly
Light fragrance dusts the rose
Now how does that song go?
My countenance is smiling
Friend, to you I give my love
It’s cold outside
Love sprinkled from above

It’s cold outside
This season ends completely
Sparkling tinder, it glows
Melting the cold, I know
I hear the lambs ableating
The Shepherd’s eyes of pure love
It’s cold outside
Bring healing from above

It’s cold outside
Heaven’s stars twinkle lightly
Shine hope on mankind’s woes
White glitters through the snow
My voice joins in the singing
Melodious notes of love
It’s cold outside
Life given from above

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Love, Songs

FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN (Song Lyrics)

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Chorus
And as I sing songs of thanksgiving
You breathe joy into all I’m living
You’ve taken my sins, all forgiving
My life in Yours Jesus, believing
I’m falling in love again

So many trials You’ve brought me through
So many I’m unaware
Of ways in which Your providence
Brings sweet endings which we share

And I’m falling in love again
With the Word who made me whole
Draw me into Your waiting arms
Heal me spirit, body, soul

Chorus
And as I sing songs of thanksgiving
You breathe joy into all I’m living
You’ve taken my sins, all forgiving
My life in Yours Jesus, believing
I’m falling in love again

Walk with me, talk with me, and stay
Always, be close by my side
Tell me of wondrous things You’ve done
Reveal this place I can hide

Lead me beside the still waters
Where all turmoil drifts away
Make me lay down in pastures green
Open my blind eyes this day

Chorus
And as I sing songs of thanksgiving
You breathe joy into all I’m living
You’ve taken my sins, all forgiving
My life in Yours Jesus, believing
I’m falling in love again

And I’m falling in love again
I feel Your arms around me
I hear Your still voice, so gentle
Lifting me so I can see

O Jesus, You didn’t have to
Hang on the cross that dark day
Die for me, take away my sin
But it was the only way

And forever, I’ll be thankful
That Jesus, You chose to stay
That Jesus, You chose to stay

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Poems, Songs

DO YOU BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUS?

christmas present

Do you believe in Santa Claus
Are you following Rudolph’s red nose
Is brilliant white Christmas snow
Blinding your vision
Dear one, isn’t it the truth you want to know

Ole Santa, the world, will judge you
Good or bad, give gifts accordingly
But you cannot surprise Jesus
Born as a wee babe
Who lay down His life in love’s death to free us

Don’t follow flashing neon signs
That may be oh so, so beautiful
Wrapped in tinsels of ‘Look at me’
They line the wrong path
And lead to a scene you could never foresee

Oh Christmas, yes what a season
So enjoy your fellow company
Let Christ’s joy ever infuse you
Remember others
In their need, and may His peace reflect anew

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Inspiration, Songs, The Beauty of Creation, Trials & Blessings

THIS IS MY TAPESTRY (Song Lyrics)

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Chorus
Every day I sow upon the tapestry of my life
Some days the view is clear
Some days confusion reigns
I have a choice which vision will be revealed
O Lord, help me to see, Your plan for me, unfold

When clouds of grey are looming
When darkness overwhelms
The colours of my rainbow
Are lost in twisted looms

The broken branches reach out
Cast shadows on my mind
No melody from sweet bird
No peace of any kind

As tears wash away joy’s light
I sow continually
So blind to reality
It’s not God’s plan for me

Underneath this tapestry
This tapestry of life
When I, to my flesh do sow
Will bring nothing but strife

Chorus
Every day I sow upon the tapestry of my life
Some days the view is clear
Some days confusion reigns
I have a choice which vision will be revealed
O Lord, help me to see, Your plan for me, unfold

Where is the beautiful side
Of this life given me
I must acknowledge His word
And sow more faithfully

By faith, sow to His Spirit
And let God’s palette flow
Across the landscape of time
Radiate with joy’s glow

I see now, this perfect side
Lord, the Son is shining
The shadows have been hidden
Our lives, now aligning

And the tree is now blooming
Branches healed, and restored
Scented blossoms overflow
Harmony’s notes record

Chorus
Every day I sow upon the tapestry of my life
Some days the view is clear
Some days confusion reigns
I have a choice which vision will be revealed
O Lord, help me to see, Your plan for me, unfold

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Songs, Trials & Blessings

MY HEAD, O LORD, YOU LIFT (Song Lyrics Based on Psalm 3)

woman on coronado beach

Chorus
My head, O Lord, You lift
High above every trial
My head, O Lord, You lift
Each day, You make me smile
For You are my Deliverer
My Fortress, my All-in-all
O Lord, You lift my head up
My hopeless thoughts, restore
And now like the mighty eagle
In Your name I can soar
In Your name I will soar

Lord, there are so many
So many that trouble me
They rise, they are increased
Against every part of me

Many say of my soul
Your God is not there for you
You have no-one to help
Let’s dwell a moment or two

But You, Lord, are my shield
My glory, my awesome Lord
You lift my head above
You defend me with Your sword

I cried in my despair
And I lifted up my voice
You heard me from afar
From Your holy hill. Rejoice

Chorus
My head, O Lord, You lift
High above every trial
My head, O Lord, You lift
Each day, You make me smile
For You are my Deliverer
My Fortress, my All-in-all
O Lord, You lift my head up
My hopeless thoughts, restore
And now like the mighty eagle
In Your name I can soar
In Your name I will soar

I laid down, and I slept
I awoke when You called me
A day with mercies new
Thank you for sustaining me

I will not be afraid
Of ten thousands of people
They’ve set themselves around
About; but I’ll stay peaceful

Arise O Lord, my God
You’ve smitten my enemies
Upon their cheekbones, and
Broken teeth, which my life, frees

My salvation is Yours
And Your blessing sits sweetly
Upon Your people Lord
My God, my love, completely

Chorus
My head, O Lord, You lift
High above every trial
My head, O Lord, You lift
Each day, You make me smile
For You are my Deliverer
My Fortress, my All-in-all
O Lord, You lift my head up
My hopeless thoughts, restore
And now like the mighty eagle
In Your name I can soar
In Your name I will soar

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Hope, Love, Songs, Trials & Blessings

AFFLICTION’S FIRE (Song Lyrics)

fire element

Chorus
Affliction’s fire is burning
Purging, burning
Affliction’s fire is searching
For golden purity
In you, and yes, in me
In me
In you, and yes, in me

In the heat of the battle
When we feel we can’t go on
Open blind eyes to the truth
Bubble up a brand new song

A new song that lifts the truth
May our hearts be filled with love
Love that binds us to the Way
The Truth, and the Life above

Chorus
Affliction’s fire is burning
Purging, burning
Affliction’s fire is searching
For golden purity
In you, and yes, in me
In me
In you, and yes, in me

In the heat of the battle
See the chains of sorrow go
See the chains of hopelessness
Broken effortlessly so

Chains of pain and worthlessness
Links of failed relationships
Fear that’s tied them together
Gone, with the word of His lips

Chorus
Affliction’s fire is burning
Purging, burning
Affliction’s fire is searching
For golden purity
In you, and yes, in me
In me
In you, and yes, in me

It may seem unbearable
This hot purging, burning fire
But know it is God’s own will
To release us from the Liar

So let’s be brave in His strength
’Cause in Christ we will succeed
Let’s keep our eyes on the One
Who has us lovingly freed

Chorus
Affliction’s fire, it’s burnt off
All of our hindering woes
Affliction’s fire has searched us
And found our life of gold in Him
Found our life of gold in Him
Our life of gold’s in Him
Nowhere else
Our life of gold’s in Him

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

 

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Songs, Trials & Blessings

ARE YOU LIVING IN THE SHADOWS (Song Lyrics)

sky sunset nature

Chorus
Stop living in the shadows
Where darkness steals your joy
Cry out, cry out, cry out
To the One who can lead you out
Into love and peace and safety
Into the freedom of what life’s about
Let Jesus lead you out, right out
Let Jesus lead you out

Are you living in the shadows
Too afraid to see the light
Are you troubled by your worries
Are your fears hidden from sight

Are you living in the shadows
Is your life passing you by
Isolating at every turn
You tremble, and question why

Are you living in the shadows
Wishing morning, it were night
Crying those silent tears of shame
Wanting all to turn out right

Chorus
Stop living in the shadows
Where darkness steals your joy
Cry out, cry out, cry out
To the One who can lead you out
Into love and peace and safety
Into the freedom of what life’s about
Let Jesus lead you out, right out
Let Jesus lead you out

Are you living in the shadows
The seasons, they come, they go
Your heart remains so cold, broken
Hope’s dreams, you no longer sow

Are you living in the shadows
No one seems to understand
Have friends, and loved ones disappeared
This is not the life you planned

O Dear child, come out, do not fear
Quit being hard on yourself
You are loved, and have a purpose
Let Him save you, give you health

Chorus
Stop living in the shadows
Where darkness steals your joy
Cry out, cry out, cry out
To the One who can lead you out
Into love and peace and safety
Into the freedom of what life’s about
Let Jesus lead you out, right out
Let Jesus lead you out

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth