Poignant Lyrics

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Poignant Lyrics

Post by dihigo » Thu May 18, 2017 9:47 pm

In light of Chris Cornell's recent suicide, I'm reminded of the poignant lyrics of "The Longing" & "You Satisfy." Is it just me, or does it seem like Petra has a song (or two) for just about every situation?
In each heart there is a longing
In each soul a desperate cry
To know if life has some true meaning
Or if we simply live and die
Earthly pleasures and possessions
Leave the sinking spirit dry
In each heart there is a longing
Only Jesus satisfies
You are all I seek and all I know
I am satisified in You alone
I've found nothing in this world
That seems so sweet
As Your presence in a life laid at your feet
What specific Petra song has helped get you through a rough spot in life?
What are ya lookin' for the Devil for when ya oughta be lookin' for the Lord?

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Re: Poignant Lyrics

Post by executioner » Fri May 19, 2017 5:31 pm

The first one that comes to mind is "Lovely Lord" off of PP2; in my opinion Bob's best ballad he ever wrote. I will totally agree about Petra has a song lyric for just about every situation life can throw at you and the best thing about all these songs is they come straight out of God's Word. A few weeks ago I'm sitting in church just listening to the sermon and a friend of mine who is a Petra fan text me in church saying this sermon sounds like a Petra album; I replied I was thinking the same thing.

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Re: Poignant Lyrics

Post by brent » Mon May 22, 2017 6:56 am

The words that struck me hardest were "What are you looking for the devil for, when you ought to be looking for the Lord?" :shock:

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Re: Poignant Lyrics

Post by Carolina Petra Fan » Mon May 22, 2017 10:11 am

Sad news about Cornell's death.
You're right. Petra has lyrics for everything.
Think on These Things lyrics always puts me in the right frame of mind.
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