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Waiting for the kingdom

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Waiting for the kingdom

  1. 1. Waiting for the Kingdom Words and music: Jim Strathdee from In Loving Partnership, ©1983 Desert Flower Music LicenSing #330
  2. 2. <ul><li>Through the darkness and confusion </li></ul><ul><li>The struggle to find our way </li></ul><ul><li>Some of us still hold on to the dream </li></ul><ul><li>And hope for a better day </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>When the road is strewn with failures </li></ul><ul><li>The future is hard to see </li></ul><ul><li>There comes a moment of God’s grace </li></ul><ul><li>A glimpse of what we still might be. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>And we’re waiting for the kingdom of God </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting for the kingdom of God </li></ul><ul><li>What we do while we wait </li></ul><ul><li>depends on what we’re waiting for </li></ul><ul><li>We’re waiting for the Kingdom of God </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>I see somebody talking, </li></ul><ul><li>seeking to change their stand </li></ul><ul><li>I see somebody really listening </li></ul><ul><li>and holding out a helping hand </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Together they are growing - </li></ul><ul><li>a feeling most profound. </li></ul><ul><li>When somebody really learns, </li></ul><ul><li>they’re standing on holy ground </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>And we’re waiting for the </li></ul><ul><li>kingdom of God </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting for the kingdom of God </li></ul><ul><li>What we do while we wait </li></ul><ul><li>depends on what we’re waiting for </li></ul><ul><li>We’re waiting for the </li></ul><ul><li>Kingdom of God </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>I step out on the byway </li></ul><ul><li>As far as I can see, </li></ul><ul><li>All the soul-renewing </li></ul><ul><li>beauty of the earth </li></ul><ul><li>becomes a part of me. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>There is food for every person, </li></ul><ul><li>We take just what we need. </li></ul><ul><li>And the powerful are the </li></ul><ul><li>servants of all - </li></ul><ul><li>We’ve lost our taste for greed! </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>And we’re living in the </li></ul><ul><li>Kin-dom of God! </li></ul><ul><li>Living in the Kin-dom of God! </li></ul><ul><li>What we do with our lives </li></ul><ul><li>depends on what we’ve living for </li></ul><ul><li>We’re living in the Kin-dom of God! </li></ul>

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