ONE OF THE NINE

WRITTEN BY RAPID FIRE
 

SO MANY THINGS ON MY MIND THAT I WANT TO SAY

LORD, I NEED YOUR HELP TO GUIDE  ME , SHOW ME THE WAY,

LUKE 17, LET ME SET THE SCENE,

JESUS WAS TRAVELING BETWEEN SAMARIA AND GALILEE,

HE MET TEN MEN, SOCIETY LABELED UNCLEAN,

OUTCASTS CAST OUT, THEY ALL HAD LEPROSY,

THEY STOOD AT A DISTANCE, THEY CRIED IN A LOUD VOICE,

“JESUS, MASTER, HAVE MERCY ON US”,

WHEN HE SAW THEM HE SAID, “GO SHOW YOURSELVES UNTO THE PRIEST,

AND AS THEY WENT ALL TEN WERE CLEANSED OF THEIR DISEASE,

AND ONE OF THEM WHEN HE WAS HEALED CAME RUNNING UP THE STREET,

PRAISING GOD WITH A LOUD VOICE, HE THREW HIMSELF AT JESUS FEET,

AND HE THANKED HIM, YET HE WAS SAMARITAN,

STRANGER IN A FOREIGN LAND, STILL HE PRAISED THE SON OF MAN,

JESUS SAID “YOUR FAITH HAS MADE YOU WELL” AND THEN HE SPOKE HIS MIND,

“ HE SAID WERE NOT ALL TEN CLEANSED, WHERE ARE THE OTHER NINE?”

CHORUS:

I DON’T WANT TO BE ONE OF THE NINE,

TO FORGET TO THANK THE LORD FOR WHAT HE’S DONE IN MY LIFE,

TO JUST TURN AND WALK AWAY AND ACT LIKE HE AIN’T DONE THAT MUCH,

WHEN I KNOW DOWN DEEP INSIDE I COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT HIS TOUCH,

AND I DON’T WANT TO BE ONE OF THE UNGRATEFUL,

TO TAKE THE SACRIFICE FOR GRANTED EVEN THOUGH IT WAS SO PAINFUL,

LIVE EVERYDAY THANKFUL, BE FAITHFUL IN HIS SIGHT,

I DON’T EVER WANT TO BE GUILTY OF BEING ONE OF THE NINE!

V-2 LORD FORGIVE ME WHERE I FAIL YOU, LOVE YOU BUT I SELDOM TELL YOU,

YOU TOOK MY PLACE UPON THE CROSS WHEN THEY PIERCED THE NAILS THROUGH,

AND THE BLOOD RAINED DOWN, COVERED ALL SIN,

LIKE THE LEPERS ALL CLEANSED, YOU’RE THE HOPE FOR ALL MEN,

AND I CAN’T THANK YOU ENOUGH, HOW YOU BLESSED MY LIFE,

WITH WONDERFUL PARENTS, AMAZING KIDS AND A BEAUTIFUL WIFE,

AND FROM THIS DAY ON, I’M LEAVING THE NINE BEHIND,

EVERYDAY I WILL BE THANKFUL TILL WE MEET UP IN THE SKY,

AND WHAT ABOUT YOU, THE LISTENER, TELL ME HOW YOU’RE LIVIN,

HAVE YOU TAKEN THE TIME TODAY TO THANK THE LORD FOR ALL HE’S GIVEN,

YOU GOT A ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD, AND SHOES UPON YOUR FEET,

CLOTHES UPON YOUR BACK, AND AN INVITATION FROM THE PRINCE OF PEACE,

SO FALL UPON YOUR FACE, CAUSE HE’S WORTHY TO BE PRAISED,

STAND AMAZED, AND THANK HIM FOR THE REST OF YOUR DAYS,

BLESSED BEYOND MEASURE, AND GOD IS GOOD ALL OF THE TIME,

GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD WITH A GRATEFUL HEART, AND DON’T BE ONE OF THE NINE…

CHORUS:

I DON’T WANT TO BE ONE OF THE NINE,

TO FORGET TO THANK THE LORD FOR WHAT HE’S DONE IN MY LIFE,

TO JUST TURN AND WALK AWAY AND ACT LIKE HE AIN’T DONE THAT MUCH,

WHEN I KNOW DOWN DEEP INSIDE I COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT HIS TOUCH,

AND I DON’T WANT TO BE ONE OF THE UNGRATEFUL,

TO TAKE THE SACRIFICE FOR GRANTED EVEN THOUGH IT WAS SO PAINFUL,

LIVE EVERYDAY THANKFUL, BE FAITHFUL IN HIS SIGHT,

I DON’T EVER WANT TO BE GUILTY OF BEING ONE OF THE NINE!

 




HE'S ALIVE

WRITTEN BY RAPID FIRE

 

V-1 LET ME HAVE YOUR ATTENTION CAUSE I GOT SOMETHING TO TELL YA,

MY GOD’ LL NEVER LEAVE YOU, NEVER FORSAKE YOU, GIVE YOU THE BREAKTHROUGH AND NEVER GONNA

FAIL YA,

SOME SAY THAT GOD AIN’T REAL, HE AIN’T ALIVE AND BREATHIN,

BUT HE SAID EVEN MORE BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO BELIEVE HIM EVEN THOUGH OUR EYES AIN’T SEEN HIM,

YOU SEE HE WALKED THIS EARTH, 5,000 FED WITH FISH AND BREAD,

AND I’M JUST FANATICAL ENOUGH TO BELIEVE WHAT HE SAID,

THEY CALL US JESUS FREAKS, SAY WE’VE LOST OUR MIND BUT THEY GONE’ FIND,

EVERY KNEE GONNA’S BOW, AND EVERY TONGUE CONFESS, WHEN HE COME BACK AND HE PART THAT SKY,

THE BRIGHT AND MORNING STAR, THE ROSE OF SHARON,

PRAISE AND HONOR AND GLORY AND POWER TO HIM WHO SETS UPON THE THRONE,

HE STILL SAVES, STILL HEALS, STILL DELIVERING,

THE ENEMY STARTS SHIVERIN, WHEN HE THINKS ABOUT THE BLOOD THAT’S FORGIVEN MEN,

SO NOW WE COME TO THIS CONCLUSION, THERE’S NO CONTRADICTION,

1 CROSS, 3 NAILS, I’M FORGIVEN, BUT IT DOESN’T END WITH THE CRUCIFIXION,

SEE MY SAVIOR HE’S ARISEN, BY THE FATHER SEATED NOW,

ENEMIES ARE LAYING DOWN, AND THEY BECOME HIS STOMPIN’ GROUND,

MY GOD’S NOT D-E-A-D, HE IS A-L-I-V-E,

MY GOD’S NOT DEAD, HE’S ALIVE, MY GOD’S NOT DEAD, HE’S ALIVE

REPEAT

V-2 SIN WHERE IS YOUR POWER, DEATH WHERE IS YOUR STING,

YOU SHOULD HAVE ALREADY KNOWN, THE GRAVE COULDN’T HOLD THE KING,

SOME SAY HE DON’T EXIST BUT WHAT ABOUT A BABY’S CRY,

HOW CAN YOU DENY, WHEN YOU SEE A RAINBOW THAT’S UP IN THE SKY,

OR WHAT ABOUT WHEN SOMEONE’S HEALED OF THEIR AWFUL DISEASE,

OR WHEN A SINNER MEETS HIS SAVIOR FALLING ON HIS KNEES,

IT’S THE SAME FOR YOU AND THE SAME FOR ME, TO WHOSOEVER WILL,

I’VE SEEN TOO MUCH IN MY 30 PLUS YEARS FOR ANYONE TO TELL ME THAT GOD AIN’T REAL,

HE’S STILL LIVIN’ ON THE INSIDE, ROARIN LIKE A LION,

HE’S THERE FOR THOSE WHO ARE HURTIN’ FOR THOSE WHO’S TIRED OF TRYING,

HE LOVES US SO MUCH, THINK ABOUT THE NAILS THAT WERE DRIVEN DEEP,

THE GOOD SHEPHARD, WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR ALL HIS SHEEP,

HE’S HIGH AND LIFTED UP, GRAVE CLOTHES FOLDED UP,

WAITING FOR THAT MOMENT WHEN HIS FATHER TELLS HIM GO GET US,

ALPHA AND OMEGA, THE BEGINNING AND THE END,

HE’S LOOKING FOR THOSE THAT ARE LOOKING FOR HIM AND NOBODY KNOWS WHEN BUT HE’S COMING AGAIN!

CHORUS:

HE’S COMING IN SPLENDOR!

 

CHANT: HE’LL COME AND GET ME, WHO’S ROLLIN’ WITH ME,

THROW YOUR HANDS UP IF HE’S THE GOD OF THIS CITY (4X)

CHORUS


GOD OF THIS CITY 

WRITTEN BY RAPID FIRE 

HE’S THE GOD OF THIS CITY, AND HE WILL NOT BE DEFEATED,

EVEN WHEN THE BATTLE GETS HEATED, HE WILL REIGN,

UNASHAMED WE PROCLAIM,

HE’S THE GOD OF THIS CITY, THE STATE, ENTIRE AREA,

WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT, HE’S THE GOD OVER AMERICA,

AND WE WILL MOUNT UP WITH WINGS AS EAGLES,

HE’S OUR GOD AND WE ARE HIS PEOPLE, HE’S THE GOD OF THIS CITY

 

V-1 I FALL UPON MY KNEES, WE’RE GIVING HIM THE HIGHEST PRAISE,

CAUSE I KNOW THEY WE’VE YET TO SEE OUR BRIGHTEST DAYS,

UNASHAMED, AND WE GONE’ LET THAT FIRE BLAZE,

SHUT UP IN MY BONES LIKE IN THEM JEREMIAH DAYS,

GIVING HIM ALL THE GLORY, HE’S OVER THIS TERRITORY,

AND TELL ME WHO CAN BE AGAINST ME IF GOD BE FOR ME,

HE’S GOT THUNDER IN HIS FOOTSTEPS AND LIGHTNING IN HIS FISTS

NOW TELL ME ANYONE ELSE WHO’S GOT THE POWER LIKE THIS,

SEE I BELIEVE IN THE BIG BANG THEORY, AND IN CASE YOU DIDN’T KNOW,

GOD SAID LET THERE BE LIGHT, BANG, AND IT WAS SO,

HE LED THE ISRAELITES, CLOUD BY DAY AND A FIRE BY NIGHT,

AND WHEN HE’S SPEAKING THE WORD HE PUTS THE ANGELS TO FLIGHT,

AND WHEN HE COMES BACK, THE ENEMY GONE’ BE QUICK TO BAIL,

WHEN HE LOWERS THE BOOM, IT’S OFF THE RICTOR SCALE,

IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE THE MOST HIGH WILL PART THE SKY,

AND HOW CAN YOU DENY?

 

CHORUS

 

V-2 HE’S THE WATER WALKER, SHOW-STOPPER, DEMON DROPPER,

SOME CALL ABBA FATHER, OTHERS CALL HIM BIG POPPA,

THE ONE THAT GUIDED THE ROCK OUT THE SLINGSHOT FROM DAVID’S HAND,

ALL BELIEVERS TAKE A STAND, HE WILL COME AND SAVE THEIR LAND,

2ND CHRONICLES 7:14 TO BE EXACT,

THEY KICKED YOU OUT OF OUR NATION BUT WE INVITING YOU BACK,

HUMBLY WE COME TO THEE AND WE’RE BEGGING FOR YOUR MERCY,

FROM ADULTS TO ADOLESCENTS, FOR YOUR PRESENCE WE ARE THIRSTY,

YOU’RE THE MAKER AND CREATOR, AND WE KNOW THERE’S NO ONE GREATER,

FROM DECATUR TO JAMAICA, NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR,

JUPITER, NEPTUNE AND MARS, YOU PLACED THE SUN, MOON AND STARS,

JESUS THE CHRIST, HE DEFEATED THE TOMB AND THE SCARS,

STILL RUNNIN’ THIS THING, SOON COMING KING,

EVERY KNEE WILL BOW AND EVERY TONGUE CONFESS AND EVERY EYE WILL SEE,

SURRENDER, REMEMBER THAT HE IS THE CENTER, NO MATTER THE GENDER NO TIME FOR PRETENDERS,

DEFENDER AND MENDER OF EVERY SINNER HE’S COMING IN SPLENDOR!

 

CHANT: HE’LL COME AND GET ME, WHO’S ROLLIN’ WITH ME,

THROW YOUR HANDS UP IF HE’S THE GOD OF THIS CITY (4X)

CHORUS


Amazing to Me

 

Written by Karla Kirkpatrick and Rocky Thomas

Performed by Rocky and Mandy Thomas

Produced by James Berry

 

Amazing is His love

Amazing is His grace

They flood over me

Through Him I am set free…

 

Set free from the bondage.

To sin, I’m not a slave.

How can I repay

All the love He gave?

 

It’s Amazing to me, the love of Jesus.

It’s amazing to me, how much He cares.

It’s amazing to me, His grace and mercy, oh Lord,

You are amazing to me.

 

Rap:

Amazing is His grace, amazing is His love,

Amazing is my hope that only comes from up above,

So unworthy of His mercy, couldn’t find my way,

But He saw beyond my sin, and He loved me anyway,

Praise God I’m redeemed, through His blood set free,

Lost and undone without His Son and that’s when He met me,

Free from flames, He broke all the chains, never the same, gave me a new name,

He took away all of my pain, my shame, worthy is the Lamb that was slain, proclaim,

The Lord is good, His mercy endures forever,

More than silver and gold, He alone is my treasure,

Nothing else can satisfy, like the love of the Most High,

The ultimate sacrifice, Adonai, El Shadai,

Crown of thorns upon His brow, every knee is gonna bow,

And the one that took my place, one day I will see His face,

And tell me, where would I be, if it wasn’t for His grace?

 

It’s Amazing to me, the love of Jesus.

It’s amazing to me, how much He cares.

It’s amazing to me, His grace and mercy, oh Lord,

You are amazing to me

 

He gave His Life for me

So that I could be free

He left His home above

That I might be free.

 

It’s Amazing to me, the love of Jesus

It’s amazing to me, how much He cares

It’s amazing to me, His grace and mercy

Oh Lord, you are amazing to me, oh Lord,

You are amazing to me.






I WILL NOT BE MOVED

Written by: Rocky Thomas 2012

V-1 SEE I WILL NOT BE MOVED, I WILL STAND MY GROUND,

EVEN WHEN THE SIRENS SOUND, EVEN WHEN THE WAVES COME CRASHING DOWN,

ENEMIES COMING FROM THE RIGHT AND LEFT, BUT I’M GIVING HIM PRAISE WITH EVERY BREATH,

GOT TO CRUCIFY MY FLESH, IT’S A FIGHT THAT ENDS IN DEATH,

TEMPTATION RUNNING RAMPANT, THIS LIFE IS SO DEMANDING,

JUST WHEN I THINK I’M ABOUT TO GIVE UP I JUST GOT TO RECALL WHAT THE NAIL-SCARRED HAND DID,

HE BLED AND DIED FOR ME, THEN  HE GOT OUT THE GRAVE FOR ME,

SO ENOUGH OF THIS WAVERING, PLEASE PRAY FOR ME, I NEED BRAVERY,

THE ENEMY TRIES TO HIJACK, FEEDING US LIES BUT I’M TAKING THE MIC BACK,

GOD TELLS ME WHAT TO WRITE, I’M GONE’ WRITE THAT, SPEAKING THE TRUTH EVEN IF YOU DON’T LIKE THAT,

AIN’T HERE TO PLEASE MAN, WE AIM TO PLEASE JEHOVAH,

EXPOSIN’ THE CROOK, TAKING BACK WHAT HE TOOK, AND WE LIVE BY THE BOOK,  AND STILL LOOKIN’ FOR SOLDIERS,

THE ENEMY ATTACKS MORE FREQUENT, TRYING TO REACH OUT TO THE JUVENILE DELIQUENT,

OR THE ONES GETTING HIGH ON THE WEEKEND, THE ONES OUT CREEPIN’ WHEN THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN SLEEPIN,

DENY HIS MAJESTY, WHAT A TRAGEDY, GOING DOWN HILL RAPIDLY,

BUT FIRST I GOT TO START WITH THE MAN IN THE MIRROR THAT IS STARING BACK AT ME

CHORUS:

WHEN THE WAVES COME CRASHING IN, WHEN THE STORM CLOUDS RISE AGAIN, WHEN I’VE LOST MY WAY AND I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO PRAY AND I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO, I WILL NOT BE MOVED,

NO COMPROMISE, YOU GONE’ SEE A FIGHTER WHEN YOU LOOK INTO MY EYES, THIS WARRIOR WILL ARISE, I WILL LOOK TO THE SKIES IN YOU, I WILL  NOT BE MOVED!

V-2 MOVED I WILL NEVER BE, FREE I’LL FOREVER BE,

AND I PRAY I HEAR WELL DONE GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT WHEN THEY BURY ME,

BUT I GOT MY HANG-UPS, MY SHORTCOMINGS, ONLY GOD KNOWS,

NEVERTHELESS, I’LL KEEP SPEAKING THE TRUTH LIKE AS IF I WAS QUARTERBACKIN’ FOR THE BRONCOS,

STILL I BELIEVE IN A REMNANT, PEOPLE THAT’S TRULY REPENTANT,

BELIEVE WHAT GOD SAID, HE MEANT IT, STAND UP FOR THE FAITH AND DEFEND IT,

ENEMY IS TRYING HARDER BUT I WON’T DENY THE FATHER,

EVEN IF I DIE A MARTYR JUST CALL ME A FIRESTARTER,

GOT MY FEET PLANTED FIRM IN THE WORD, STANDING ON HIS PROMISE,

HE SAID BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO HAVE NOT SEEN, I DON’T WANT TO BE A DOUBTING THOMAS,

THAT’S NEITHER HERE NOR THERE, YOU BETTER GET READY CAUSE THERE’S GONNA BE WARFARE,

AND I DON’T EVEN REALLY WANNA GO AND DO A THING OR EVEN STEP INTO THE RING UNLESS I KNOW THE LORD’S THERE,

WHO’S WITH ME, GOTTA MOVE SWIFTLY, CAUSE THE ENEMY IS TRYING TO TRICK ME,

CHRIST SAID BEHOLD, I’M COMING QUICKLY, GIVE IT ALL I GOT UNTIL THEY COME AND GET ME,

THE POWER OF GOD IS COMING DOWN LIKE WE’VE NEVER SEEN IT,

PERSEVERE, NOTHING TO FEAR, STAND UP, SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT!

CHORUS

BRIDGE:

I WILL NOT BE MOVED, I WILL SPEAK THE TRUTH, I WILL FIGHT FOR THE YOUTH, SATAN I WILL REBUKE,

AND MY FAITH WILL BE RENEWED, CAUSE YOU KNOW HOW WE DO, ENEMIES THEY WILL PURSUE BUT MY GOD WILL BRING ME THROUGH, (REPEAT)

I DON’T MEAN TO OFFEND YOU, BUT YOU KNOW WHAT SIN DO, AND LOOK WHAT YOU’VE BEEN THROUGH, YOU’RE BROKEN, HE’LL MEND YOU,

HIS BLOOD IT WILL CLEANSE YOU, I PRAY THAT HE SENDS YOU, AND LET IT CONTINUE TILL’ FIRE IS IN YOU,

WE COME AGAINST KILLIN’ AND ALL THE BLOOD SPILLIN’ AND ALL THE DRUG DEALIN, AND TAKE OUT THE VILLAIN,

THE  MISSION FULFILLIN, WE PRAY FOR THE HEALING, IF YOU WANT TO FEEL HIM, YOU GOT TO BE WILLIN’

CHORUS







DIVINE WARRIOR

Written by Rocky Thomas 2011 

v-1 IT’S TIME TO GO TO WAR, IT’S WHAT WE CAME HERE FOR,

REMEMBER THE BATTLE IS NOT OURS BUT IT IS THE LORDS,

NOT TALKING ABOUT A FIGHT THAT’S PHYSICAL, I’M TALKING ABOUT UP ON OUR KNEES,

IT’S A WAR IN THE HEAVENLIES, GET PRAYED UP AND THE ENEMY FLEES,

GOTTA GET THAT ARMOR ON, WE ARE WEAK BUT HE IS STRONG,

THE KINGDOM OF DARKNESS OVERTHROWN, GOD’S POWER IT WILL BE SHOWN,

POSSESSIN’ THE LAND WITH THE WEAPON IN HAND, SPEAKING THE TRUTH, STILL REPPIN’ THE MAN,

NEVER DO WE HIDE OUT, BRING THE LIGHT OUT, WE GONNA RIDE OUT WITH THE HEAVENLY BAND,

THE ENEMY TRIES TO HINDER, GOTTA GET BACK TO THE FUNDAMENTAL,

GOTTA WATCH, GOTTA PRAY, LIVE HOLY, CALLING ALL SOLDIERS FRONT AND CENTER,

TENSION IS MOUNTING, THE WAR CRY RESOUNDING, BETTER GET READY FOR THE FINAL COUNTDOWN,

EAST TO THE WEST, NORTH TO THE SOUTH AND WITH A LITTLE BIT OF FAITH WE CAN MOVE ANY MOUNTAIN,

BUT IT DON’T STOP RIGHT THERE, DEVIL’S WORST NIGHTMARE,

WE DON’T FIGHT AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD, WHEREVER THERE IS DARK, WE BRINGING THE LIGHT THERE,

NOT US BUT CHRIST INSIDE, WHERE FLESH AND FAITH COLLIDE,

AND ALL I REALLY WANNA KNOW IS, WHO IS ON THE LORDS SIDE?

CHORUS:

WHO CAN BE AGAINST YOU IF GOD BE FOR YA,

LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE AND BE THE DIVINE WARRIOR,

WAR CRY, LET ME HEAR YOUR WAR CRY, LET ME HEAR YOUR WAR CRY, LET ME HEAR YOUR WAR CRY,

REPEAT

V-2 HE’S MY LIGHT AND MY SALVATION, MY STRENGTH, MY PROVIDER,

NO SURRENDER, NO RETREAT, I’M FOLLOWING THE WHITE HORSE RIDER,

I GOT THAT SHIELD OF FAITH, I GOT THAT SPIRIT SWORD,

YOU CAN DO WHAT YOU WANT TO , BUT FOR ME AND MY HOUSE, WE GONNA SERVE THE  LORD,

NO MATTER THE TRIBULATIONS OR COMPLICATIONS THAT WE’RE FACIN,

WE’RE IN THIS WORLD BUT REALLY NOT OF IT, A PECULIAR PEOPLE, A HOLY NATION,

ONE SPARK CAN IGNITE EVERY HEART AND LIGHT UP THE DARK, BETTER DO YOUR PART,

TRAIN EM UP IN THE WAYS OF THE LORD AND WHEN THEY GROW OLD THEY WON’T DEPART,

GUESS WHO, YOU LISTENING TO,

BLAZE ON THE MIC AND YOU KNOW WE’RE COMING THROUGH,

HANDS TO THE SKY, HOW CAN YOU DENY,

C’MON EVERYBODY LET ME HEAR YOUR WAR CRY,

ONLY 7 YEARS OLD, NOW’S THE TIME TO BE BOLD,

THIS SOLDIER’S BOUT’ TO ROLL, THERE’S A BATTLE FOR YOUR SOUL,

READY TO FIGHT AND WE’RE MAKING IT HYPE, STEP IN THE DARK AND WE’RE BRINGING THE LIGHT

WALKING BY FAITH AND NOT EVER BY SIGHT, IT’S GOIN DOWN TONIGHT!

 

V-3  LIKE DAVID AND GOLIATH, I’M LOOKING FOR THE HEAD OF THE GIANT,

WE SERVE A GOD THAT’S AWESOME AND AMAZING, DEATH DEFIANT,

I FIGHT LIKE GIDEON FIGHTS, WHEN HE DEFEATED THE MIDIANITES,

20 PLUS YEARS I’VE BEEN IN THE FIGHT, NOT BY STRENGTH NOR IS IT BY MIGHT,

WE VICTORIOUS, DIVINE WARRIORS,

WHEN HE PARTS THAT EASTERN SKY, IT WILL BE GLORIOUS,

HIS EYES LIKE FLAMING FIRE, ON HIS HEAD ARE MANY CROWNS,

KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS, EVERY KNEES GONNA HIT THE GROUND,

THE WORLDY WAYS ABANDONED, FOLLOWING EVERYTHING HE’S COMMANDED,

THE TRUMPET’S BOUT TO BLOW, YA’LL ALREADY KNOW WE THE LAST ONE’S STANDIN’,

I STRONGLY SUGGEST YOU SURRENDER, LET THE SUN IN,

HIS KINGDOM IS COMING, THE DEMONS ARE RUNNING, WITH 66 BOOKS WE BE SPIRITUALLY GUNNIN,

LIGHTNING AND THUNDER, DIVING ASUNDER,  FOLLOWING THE BELIEVER WILL BE SIGNS AND WONDERS,

PREACHING AND TEACHING THE WORD OF THE LORD WITH THE 2-EDGED SWORD TILLL WE SIX FEET UNDER,

THIS LIFE IS HARDCORE, WE CAME TO SETTLE THE SCORE,

READ THE LAST PAGE IN THE BACK OF THE BOOK AND I KNOW WITHOUT DOUBT THAT WE WIN THIS WAR!!



IF WE DON’T PRAISE

WRITTEN BY ROCKY AND MANDY THOMAS 2011

V-1   P-TO THE R TO THE A-I-S-E,

GOD STILL BLESS ME, DEVIL DON’T TEST ME,

CAUSE WE GOT THE ENEMY RUNNIN’ SCARED LIKE AN OUTLAW,

WE GONNA PRAISE HIM, WE CAN DO IT WITH OR WITHOUT YA’LL,

I HOPE YOU’RE JOINING IN, CAUSE WE BE BORN AGAIN,

I PRAISE MY GOD, CAUSE HE BROUGHT ME THROUGH THE STORM AGAIN,

I PUT AWAY DOUBT, I TOOK THE SAVED ROUTE,

GOD WILL MAKE A WAY WHEN THERE SEEMS TO BE NO WAY OUT,

MADE  IT THROUGH THE FIRE, MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN,

DEMONS GOT TO FLEE WHEN I SPEAK HIS NAME,

WHAT HE’S DONE FOR ME, I CAN NEVER EXPLAIN,

AND THE JOY THAT HE’S GIVEN ME, I CANNOT CONTAIN,

I WANT TO KNOW HIM MORE, WANT TO MAKE HIM KNOWN,

LIKE JEREMIAH GOT THAT FIRE THAT BE SHUT UP IN MY BONES,

HANDS WILL BE RAISIN’, GRACE STILL AMAZIN’

ROCKS GONE’ CRY OUT IF WE DON’T PRAISE HIM!

CHORUS: YOUR GRACE IS AMAZING, I WON’T LET THE ROCKS OUTPRAISE ME

REPEAT

V-1 WHY DO I PRAISE HIM, LET ME COUNT THE WAYS,

WAIT A MINUTE, THERE’S JUST NOT ENOUGH HOURS IN THE DAY,

HE CAME NOT TO BE SERVED BUT TO BE A SERVANT,

HIS WAYS ARE NOT MY WAYS AND HIS WAYS ARE PERFECT,

IT’S NOT A RELIGION, IT’S A RELATIONSHIP,

AND HIS PRAISE SHALL FOREVER BE UPON MY LIPS,

CONTINUALLY, AND THEN YOU WILL SEE,

NAILS WERE DRIVEN, I’M FORGIVEN, I’M A FRIEND OF THE KING,

HALLELUJAH, WE’VE BEEN GRAFTED IN,

HE GAVE US LIFE MORE ABUNDANTLY, JOHN CHAPTER 10,

VERSE 10, I’M THIRSTIN’, THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST THEN,

PRAISING HIM FOREVER, BETTER GET TO REHEARSIN,

SHELTERED BY HIS LOVE, AND COVERED BY THE BLOOD,

I MAY NOT BE WHERE I WANT TO BE, BUT I’M SURE NOT WHERE I WAS,

SOME CALL ME CRAZY , BUT THAT DON’T PHASE ME,

I AIN’T NEVER GONNA LET NO ROCKS OUTPRAISE ME!

1 Praise the LORD!
    
       Praise God in His sanctuary; 
         Praise Him in His mighty firmament! 
         
 2 Praise Him for His mighty acts;
         Praise Him according to His excellent greatness! 
         
 3 Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet;
         Praise Him with the lute and harp!
 4 Praise Him with the timbrel and dance;
         Praise Him with stringed instruments and flutes!
 5 Praise Him with loud cymbals;
         Praise Him with clashing cymbals! 
         
 6 Let everything that has breath praise the LORD.

Praise ye the Lord!  Psalms 150 NIV

HANDS WILL BE RAISIN, GRACE STILL AMAZING,

ROCKS GONE’ CRY OUT IF WE DON’T PRAISE HIM



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E.P.I.C. (EVERYONE PREVAILS IN CHRIST)

Written by Rocky Thomas 2011
 

IT’S EPIC, EVERYONE PREVAILS IN CHRIST

IT’S EPIC, HOW THIS MAN CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE,

YOU KNOW IT’S EPIC, HE COMIN’ LIKE A THIEF IN THE NIGHT,

GOD SAID IT, I READ IT, HE’S YOUR MEDIC, NEVER FORGET IT, CAUSE

IT’S EPIC, HOW EVERY SINGLE KNEE GONNA BOW AND EVERY TONGUE CONFESS,

IT’S EPIC, THE GARMENT OF SALVATION AND THE ROBES OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,

IT’S EPIC, ALL BELIEVER’S BLESSED,

MANY WILL REJECT IT BUT I SUGGEST YOU ACCEPT IT CAUSE’ IT’S EPIC

 

V-1 IT’S EPIC, HOW HE TOOK SOMEONE JUST LIKE ME,

AND THROUGH THE BLOOD THAT WAS SHED HE SET THIS SINNER FREE,

BOUND BY CORRUPTION, HEADED FOR MY DESTRUCTION,

NO WHERE TO TURN, READY FOR THE BURN, THAT’S WHEN THE SAVIOR DONE RUSHED IN,

HE SNATCHED ME UP, PUT MY FEET ON SOLID GROUND,

AS HE HUNG UPON THE CROSS, 10,000 ANGELS, HE COULD HAVE CALLED THEM DOWN,

BUT HE CHOSE NOT TO, HE GAVE HIS LIFE WILLINGLY,

HE DID IT FOR YOU AND HE DID IT FOR ME, AND I REALLY WANT TO KNOW IF YALL FEELIN’ ME,

CAUSE I GOT SOMETHING TO SAY AND I WON’T BE SILENT,

WE NEED A RIGHTEOUS INVASION OF TRUTH, I’M TALKING R.I.O.T,

THE VIOLENT TAKE IT BY FORCE, NOT TALKING ABOUT PHYSICAL VIOLENCE,

I’M TALKING ABOUT THE KIND OF PRAISE THAT RATTLES THE WALLS LIKE PAUL AND SILAS,

THE KIND OF PRAISE THAT BUST THE PRISON DOORS WIDE OPEN,

WHERE SINNERS COME BACK HOME AND ALL THE CHAINS ARE BROKEN,

LET THE LORD TRANSFORM YA, BECOME A SPIRITUAL WARRIOR,

AND I WANT TO KNOW ONE THING, WHO CAN BE AGAINST YOU IF GOD BE FOR YA?

 

V-2 IT’S GLORIOUS, WE BE SOME WARRIORS,

AND I READ THE BACK OF THE BOOK AND I KNOW THAT WE VICTORIOUS,

NO PLAGUE SHALL COME NIGH MY DWELLING IF I WILL DWELL IN HIM,

HE’S BREATHING LIFE INTO THE DRY BONES OF THE SKELETON,

AND YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN IT WILL HAPPEN, GOTTA KEEP EM CLAPPIN, GOTTA KEEP RAPPIN,

LYRIC ASSASIN, WE PRAYING AND FASTIN, THE DEVIL WE BLASTIN AND RUNNING RIGHT PAST HIM,

YOU SEE NO WEAPON FORMED AGAINST US EVER GONNA PREVAIL,

AND A GOOD MAN’S STEPS ARE ORDERED BY THE LORD DOWN TO EVERY DETAIL,

HE NEVER CEASES TO AMAZE ME, THAT’S WHY I PRAISE DAILY,

THIS MAN WAS EPIC, SPLIT TIME IN HALF, TALKING B.C. A.D,

HE WAS REBEL, CAST OUT DEVILS AND BROUGHT THE DEAD BACK,

AND I’M STANDING ON THE PROMISES OF THE WORD CAUSE THE WORD IS STEADFAST,

CHRIST THAT MAKES THE MAN IN ME, I HOPE YALL UNDERSTANDING ME,

HE SAID HE’D NEVER ABANDON ME AND HE WHIPPED THE DEVIL SINGLE HANDEDLY,

FROM DAY 1 IT WAS PLANNED TO BE, NAILS WERE DRIVEN IN HIS HANDS AND FEET,

BEHOLD THE LAMB WHO TAKES AWAY THE SINS OF ALL HUMANITY

 

V-3 E TO THE P I-C, PRAISE GOD I’M FREE,

AND THE BLOOD OF CHRIST RUNNING THROUGH MY VEINS LIKE AN IV,

HE IS THE VINE, I’M JUST A BRANCH, CALL ME THE FRUIT BEARER,

THE MIGHTY WIND RUSHIN, HE USHERIN’ IN THE NEW ERA,

EXCESSIVELY, HE’S BLESSIN ME, WITH THE ARMY OF THE LORD AND THE WEAPONRY,

DEVIL BEST NOT STEP TO ME, CAUSE THE HEAVENLY HOST  RIGHT NEXT TO ME,

IT’S NOT ABOUT WHAT I CAN DO, IT’S ALL ABOUT WHAT HE DID,

DEVIL DEFEATED, PLAN COMPLETED, PICK UP THE GOOD BOOK AND THEN READ IT,

CAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU GONNA FIND, ABIDING IN THE VINE, LINE UPON LINE,

GOTTA FREE YOUR MIND WHILE YOU STILL GOT TIME, BETTER GET WITH THE DIVINE AND LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE,

FOR GREAT IS YOUR REWARD,

THE ENEMY COMING AT YOU WITH A SWORD, BUT YOU TELL EM YOU COME IN THE NAME OF THE LORD,

WE GOT TO REMAIN IN HIM, HE’S GOT TO REMAIN IN US,

NEVER LET EM PUT OUT THE FLAME IN US, AND LET THE WORD KEEP CHANGING US,

SPIRITUAL WARFARE DANGEROUS, BUT THEY AIN’T CONTAINING US,

THEN ONE DAY HE’S COMING BACK AND HE’S GONNA RULE AND REIGN WITH US

 

ENDING: THE WORD IS THE WEAPON, YOU GOT TO KEEP STEPPIN, THOUGH MANY REJECT IT YOU GOTTA ACCEPT IT, IT’S EPIC!!!


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Remember Me

Written by Rocky Thomas

V-1 So many emotions I’m feeling, I don’t know where to start at,

But I’ll be straight and just tell you where my heart’s at,

It’s on the cross, on the blood, on the crown of thorns,

What an awesome sacrifice so I could be reborn,

He was spit upon, beaten and bruised beyond recognition,

But nobody even knew his secret ambition,

All the pain that he went through, we could never understand,

The blood of the Lamb, Son of God, son of man,

By his stripes we are healed, by the blood we are sealed,

The prophecies’ fulfilled, 3 days later God’s power revealed,

See I don’t write songs just to be writin’,

I want every word I speak to touch, encourage, and enlighten,

Christ is still calling, he wants you to be free,

Listen as he says “do this in remembrance of me”.

Chorus:

Remember me, I died so that you could go free,

Remember me, I came to give  you victory,

Remember me, I gave you sight when you could not see,

Do this in remembrance of me,

Remember me, I died so that you could go free,

Remember me, I came to give  you victory,

Gave you sight when you could not see,

Broke those chains and set you free,

Do this in remembrance of me

V-2 Remember Christ, he’s the one that took the nails in his hands,

The symbol of freedom, say you don’t need him but the old rugged cross still stands,

They kicked him and whipped him and ripped his clothes off,

He was thinking of you and me and of all the souls lost,

That he had to reclaim, through the blood that was slain,

He could have called 10,000 angels but he chose to remain,

He paid a debt he did not owe, washed my sins white as snow,

Crucified they pierced his side and blood and water flowed,

They didn’t want him, spit on him, they plucked out his beard and mocked him,

Should’ve realized when they looked in his eyes that no demon in hell could stop him,

And then he breathed his last, the demons said “we got him”

Earth started to shake and the sun went away and the vail was ripped from the top to the bottom,

Do we even realize God gave us his one and only Son,

He said “Father, forgive them for they don’t even really know what they’ve done,

Christ is still calling, he wants you to be free,

Listen as he says “do this in remembrance of me.

Chorus:

V-3  See when you’re taken Communion, you’re doing something sacred,

Even though the world is filled with hatred, we’re gonna make it,

 The Bread is for the Body, the Juice is for the Blood,

God’s gonna raise a standard when the enemy comes in like a flood,

He will protect you, never reject you,

A good man’s steps are ordered by the Lord, he will direct you,

You see they took his lifeless body, laid it in a tomb,

Little did they know God was about to bring the boom,

Earth started to shake, and the guards were afraid, and the stone rolled away, and the grave clothes stayed,

Demons dismayed, and the glory displayed, when he got up out of the grave,

And the lame began to walk, and the dumb began to talk, and his glory was seen all upon this earth,

Healed the sick and walked on water told us all about the Father and the reason for the virgin birth,

He said I go to prepare a place for you, my Kingdom will never end,

So don’t forget to remember me, because I’m coming back again,

Christ is still calling, he wants you to be free,

Listen as he says “do this in remembrance of me”.



Unseen Force

Written by Rocky Thomas 

Chorus: There is an unseen force, Almighty God the source,

Thy Rod, Thy Staff, the Word’s a lamp unto my feet a light unto my path,

There is an unseen force, almighty God the source,

United we stand, in God we trust, continually watching over us

Repeat

V-1 It was a dark and stormy night, the show was hype, the altar call was tight,

But I had this feeling down deep that something wasn’t right, 

I  knew I was too tired to drive, but still I got behind that wheel,

But things took a turn for the worse when I got up over that hill,

When I woke up I was plowing through the trees,

And hearing loud crashes, screaming please Lord please,

I went between two trees, a huge oak tree, and a couple of rocks,

And in the midst of the terror I came to a complete stop,

 Couldn’t believe I was alive, but my car was suffering,

But it didn’t matter cause I knew that I had spiritual covering,

The next day the police, wrecker, and the paramedics were all stunned,

They looked at me and said “you must have had some help on this one”,

Not a scratch on my body, not a pain in my bones,

God’s power was shown, so I’m gone’ keep on keepin’ on,

Just ahead was a 150 foot drop, so just let me say,

If I would’ve went a little bit further I might not be here today, BUT

Chorus:

V-2 Just the other day in the town of Leslie,

I get excited when I think about how God has truly blessed me,

I pray Psalms 91 cause I know the devil’s out to harm me,

It was evident this day God’s protection was upon me,

See we all gone’ die, just don’t know when it will be,

Just then I heard someone laying down on his horn continually,

I was at a stop sign, people started to shout,

I look up, it’s a runaway truck coming off the mountain with it’s breaks out,

He’s goes right in front of me, missed me by a couple of feet,

Driver loses control and plunges off into the creek,

It was scary, like my life flashed before my eyes,

But it’s all good, cause I know where I be going when I die,

Tomorrow’s not promised, we could be gone in an instant,

What a tragedy when one never finds the altar of repentance,

You can’t see the wind, you see the effects of the wind,

He’s led my way and kept me safe and you better believe he’ll do it again, c-mon now

Chorus:

V-3 Thy Rod, Thy Staff, the Word’s a lamp unto my feet a light unto my path,

No matter the time or place keep running the race,

 And Seek his face cause it’s all about faith,

Substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen,

Get with the team of the redeemed, God’s more real than you could ever dream,

Maker of everything,

Angels watching us, making sure don’t stray, making sure that we don’t lose our way,

Psalms 91 I pray all day every day, in the shelter of his wings is where I stay,

And I will abide in the Most High, till the day I die, he’ll  part the sky,

Whether you believe it or not, he gone’ rock the spot, even though you can’t see him with the naked eye,

“For He  shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways,

In their hands they shall bear you up, lest you dash your foot against a stone,

You shall tread upon the lion and the cobra, the young  lion and serpent you shall trample underfoot,

Because he has set his love upon me, therefore I will deliver him, I will set him on high cause he has known my name,

He shall call upon me and I will answer him, I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him;  with long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation!”   Psalms 91

Chorus ending



Tears

Written by Rocky Thomas

V-1 I know we’ve all been there, I know we’ve all been hurt,

We’ve all had somebody to drag our names right through the dirt,

They wanted to  confuse us, they just tried to abuse us,

In actuality they just wanted to use us,

God knows the tears you cried, he sees the tears that stain your pillow at night,

You try to run and hide, got to swallow your pride, got to let it go, don’t keep it inside,

Vengeance is mine, says the Lord, and he will repay,

Let go and let God, (let go and let God) and you can free today!

Chorus: Let that pain go, let that hurt go, let it all go,

He will calm all your fears,

Let that pain go, let that hurt go, let it all go,

He will dry all your tears,

V-2 I know we’ve all had someone in this lifetime that would do us wrong,

You try to stay strong, but you can’t go on, it’s just another sad song,

Alone you feel forsaken, slowly your faith gets shaken,

Your innocence is taken, and inside your heart is breakin,

The pain runs deep, seems like no relief from the grief,

Living in defeat, can’t sleep, can’t eat, now how am I supposed to even turn the other cheek,

Always remember these words, cause it is true,

If you don’t forgive others, then my God he won’t forgive you!

Bridge: The time is right now, so lay it all down,

At the foot of the cross, so that true peace can be found,

You see Christ died for you, he was beaten and bruised,

He said “Father forgive them, for they know not what they do”.

Let it go…




God’s Not Done

Written by Rocky Thomas

 

V-1 Lord right now I got to get this off my chest,

I want to be robed in your righteousness,

But I go my way, try to do my own thing,

Working for the Kingdom but forget that you’re the King,

Create in me a clean heart, renew a right Spirit,

I want all those that hear it to be touched by the lyric,

We all like sheep have gone astray,

So keep me in your will, so I won’t be in your way

Chorus:  Stand strong, it won’t be long,

And we gone’ see his face, you know we got to hold on,

Sometimes I miss the mark and even lose my step,

But God’s not done with me yet,

Though the storms and the rain may come,

They come to make us stronger to the image of the son,

His grace and mercy, may we never forget,

And God’s not done with me yet.

V-2 He’s my Heavenly Father, to him I cry Abba,

And we are they clay, and he is the potter,

Molding us to what he’s called us to be,

As we step in to our destiny,

But we all fall, our walk becomes a crawl,

He picks us up from the dust, he’s my all in all,

Remember the nails, the crown and crossed feet,

Remember he would leave the 99 to go and find the lost sheep,

His love is unfailing, we can never comprehend,

The blood covers all sin,

That’s right, you know he’ll see us through,

And every single day his mercies are new,

Don’t ever give up, you’ve come to far,

And he will meet you right wherever you are,

Just as I am, without one plea,

And if anyone asks he’s still working on me.

Chorus:

Breakdown: I pray his Kingdom come, and that his will be done,

The battle has been won, and today is the day of salvation,

All wrongs must be undone, through the precious blood of the Son,

There’s a race to be run, and a crown to be won, and God’s not done!

 



Disciples of Jesus

Written by Rocky Thomas

 

Chorus: Disciples of Jesus, walking in the light,

Soldiers of the cross, get ready for the fight,

We listen to his voice, obey all his commands,

No fear for tomorrow, my life is in his hands,

Repeat

V-1 Wave your hands in the air, cause we’re back up in this thang,

Representin’ Jehovah, we came to lift up his name,

Rapid Fire in the place, we all covered with the grace,

Running the race at a steady pace, and one day we gone’ see his face,

So stand up, throw your hands up to the sky,

We lift his name on high, Adonai, El Shadaii,

Christ is our example that we should follow,

And what we do today is gone’ affect us tomorrow,

So follow Christ, and the precepts he taught us,

The devil thought he got us, but the blood of Jesus bought us,

Brought us up from the miry clay, gave us a brighter day,

And every day he molds us, shows us how to fight and pray,

With the Word of God, the anointing breaks the yokes down,

In Christ and in Christ alone is where the hopes found,

You will know the truth, the truth will set you free,

A disciple of Christ is what I strive to be.

Chorus:

 

V-2     No fear up in here, Christ is my provider,

Calling all backslider’s come and be a holy rider,

He said go into all the world and preach the Gospel  to every creature,

Our mission in life is to make every one a believer,

Easier said than done, but with the help of the son,

We know the outcome, the battle’s already been won,

Hallelujah, bringing it to ya, we never sugar coat it,

He’s looking for some soldiers who are truly devoted,

To pick up the cross, at any cost though this world tries to break ya,

Remember Jesus said, I’ll never leave or forsake ya,

Gaining momentum, Holy Spirit, roll with him,

See a lost and dying world and we gonna go get em,

Rippin’ the beat, bringing the beat, till the mission be complete,

So get up out of your seat, and start praising him with your feet,

No matter what others say, you gotta believe us,

Only way to be free is believe in your heart and confess in the name of Jesus!

 

Bridge: I am a disciple, following the Bible 3X

You better get ready, cause we gone’ start revival

Repeat…




HOLES IN THE HEART

Written by: Rocky Thomas
 

V-1 The year 2004, the day April 1st,

When our beautiful baby boy came into this earth,

We all stood amazed at little Landon Blaze,

Threw up our hands and gave God the praise,

But the doctors came in, they said something isn’t right,

His heart isn’t normal, we may have to med flight,

Open heart surgery, just one of the possibilities,

They had to run some tests, so we dropped to our knees,

We prayed and we cried, and we cried and we prayed,

But God will make a way when there seems to be no way,

The doctors came in, no surgery required,

Praise be to God cause’ we made it through the fire,

They said he had a condition that caused a heart murmur,

Had to see a specialist to investigate it further,

He had 2 holes in his heart, we thought this can’t be true,

But there ain’t nothing that my God can’t do!

 

Chorus:  LET JESUS COME, AND GIVE YOU PEACE,

HE’S THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN BRING THE LIGHT INTO THE DARK,

HE WILL GIVE YOU REST, AND YOU WILL NEVER BE THE SAME,

JESUS CHRIST WILL HEAL THE HOLES IN YOUR HEART

V-2 A couple of months later, traveling to Tennessee,

Blaze started turning blue and he couldn’t even breathe,

Rushed to the hospital, more stress, and more tests,

3 nights with no rest, nevertheless we were blessed,

Can’t imagine how parents feel losing their kids,

Our faith was tested, started thinking about SIDS,

Sudden infant death syndrome,

One day smiling and breathing and then gone,

But God came through just like he said he would,

God is good all the time, all the time God is good,

They couldn’t even find a reason, for him to stop breathing,

No time for grieving, we just kept on believing,

He stopped breathing again, another trip to the emergency room,

But God knew Blaze before he formed him in the womb,

Jesus Christ was there with a shoulder to cry on,

Today those holes have closed up and the murmur is gone, Hallelujah!

Chorus:

V-3 No matter where you’ve been, no matter what you’ve done,

It doesn’t really matter, he’s invited you to come,

Times may be hard, you’ve been mistreated,

But with God on your side, you will never be defeated,

Rise up, child of God your salvation is drawing nigh,

My Bible says God knows every tear that you cry,

And that void in your life, only  God can fill it,

And as for that broken heart, you know he will heal it,

Put back the pieces as your joy increases,

Sadness ceases, it’s all because of Jesus,

C-mon and let your spirit yield,

Because the holes are about to be filled,

Say Lord I come to you wanting to be born again,

Thank you for that precious blood that forgave me of all my sin,

Lord I believe Jesus died on the cross, and he rose from the grave,

I love you Lord with all my heart and soul, I want to be saved, (heal my heart Lord)

Chorus:




LOOKIN’ FOR SOME SOLDIERS

Written by: Rocky Thomas 

We lookin’ for some soldiers 3x

To ride for Jehovah

 

V-1 We’re looking for the ones who gonna keep it real,

The ones who ain’t afraid to step up on the battlefield,

They got their armor on, they got their sword strapped,

They only want one thing, to be where ever the Lord’s at,

They wanna do his will, ain’t no ridin’ the fence,

Preaching the Word of God till’ everyone’s convinced,

We need some soldiers who’ll give the lifeline,

Not somebody who will tell you they were down to ride, turn around and change their mind,

We need the ones who speak the truth, they never sugarcoat it,

Fully devoted, God promoted, God wrote it, we quote it,

Ones that know they’ve won the war, not acting like they lost it,

Men of God with a Bible in their hand, draw a line in the sand and never cross it.

 

Chorus:

WE IN THE DARKEST NIGHT, LOOKIN’ FOR SOME SOLDIERS

WHO WILL STAND UP AND FIGHT, LOOKIN’ FOR SOME SOLDIERS,

WHO WILL CARRY THE LIGHT, LOOKIN’ FOR SOME SOLDIERS,

SOMEBODY ON THE BATTLEFIELD WHO AIN’T AFRAID TO KEEP IT REAL, NO MATTER HOW THEY FEEL, THEY GONE’ RIDE FOR JEHOVAH,

WHO’S DOWN TO SACRIFICE, LOOKIN’ FOR SOME SOLDIERS

WHO KNOWS THEIR WRONG FROM RIGHT, LOOKIN’ FOR SOME SOLDIERS

WHO WON’T DENY THE CHRIST, LOOKIN’ FOR SOME SOLDIERS

SOMEBODY ON THE BATTLEFIELD WHO AIN’T AFRAID TO KEEP IT REAL, NO MATTER HOW THEY FEEL THEY GONE’ RIDE FOR JEHOVAH

 

V-2  We’re looking for the ones looking for us,

Better yet the ones looking for Jesus, it’s the God that we trust,

We need some prayer warriors, always on the attack,

Not them ones Sunday morning that’s too tired to roll them covers back,

We need some chosen men, when the enemies closing in,

Some one that knows beyond a shadow of a doubt that he rose again,

This ain’t no fairy tale, it’s not a myth or legend,

When the enemy gets to steppin’, 66 books get your weapon,

Here we go, here me flow,  we bumpin’ through your stereo,

Fast or slow, and they will know, when I speak the Word of God but some of ya’ll don’t hear me though,

But we gone’ give it to you regardless, and we’re reaching out to the heartless,

Exposing the darkness, ready for the darkness, and I got this,

Lookin’ for the ones who give it all for the sake of the call, breaking down the walls cause divided you know we gone’ fall,

Steadily ready to brawl, never we ever will stall, coming from the hills of Arkansas, yes yall, yes yall,

Where my true soldiers at, the ones who choose the Christ,

Even if they shunned by the world,  and eventually they lose their life

Chorus:

V-3 All I want to know is are you with the Savior or not,

I don’t care about the ice or how much paper you got,

Are you sold out, is it truth that you speak,

Or do you go to Church every now and then but live like you know who for the rest of the week,

He said if we’re lukewarm, he’d spit us out, I pray we all hot,

Or he gonna open up the Lambs Book of Life and he’s gonna say “I knew you not”

That’s right, whose side you on, we lookin’ for soldiers,

Somebody on the battlefield who ain’t afraid to keep it real, no matter how they feel they gone’ ride for Jehovah, it’s over!

Battlezone feat. Flud Cavion

Written by Rocky Thomas/Lee Prince Jr.

V-1 It’s the T- to the R-O-C-K and the C-A-V-I,

Coming on strong, make it last long, to the break of dawn, so come along and watch me ride,

Watch me ride uninhibited, cause you know that we be flippin’ it,

Not a hypocrite, I’m rippin it, come and take a sip of it, I thought by now you knew we put it down for the omnipotent,

Hold up, wait a minute in we came to bust,

Shaking off dust  in God  in we trust is a must I bust to live by faith is just,

So whether you’re in the street , or singing hymns in a 3 piece suit,

Don’t matter the kind of music you’re doing as long as your bearin’ some fruit,

But so many people up in the church, talking that nonsense,

Say Christians shouldn’t rap, and that Holy Hip Hop ain’t Godsent,

But it’s the same message, just changed the method of delivery,

How you gonna argue with 4,000 saved in 4 years through this ministry,

Sitting in your padded pew, but I ain’t mad at you,

But God gave us a mission, this is what we had to do,

Reach the lost at any cost, lead em’ straight to the cross,

Still bringing the beat with the heat that’ll move your feet and demons getting tossed, watch…

Chorus:

I know them folks might shut you out and act like they don’t want your words,

But we’ve been sent to rep like this and shawty you ain’t gotta be scared,

We in the zone, in the battlezone, we in the zone,

Takin’ back everything the devil done stole’, let’s roll, get up in the rhythm I’m a let it all go,

Repeat

V-2 (Flud Cavion) Now get mello,  I got a friend that got a dad that won’t except the facts,

That Gospel rap was placed on this earth way, way back,

Before 2-Pac, before hip-hop, before the Nine’s and Glocks,

I’ll provide the evidence, you just tell me when to stop,

Let’s start with poetry,  on back to ancient ministry,

The Greeks started rhyming, in the 7th century,

About they past, their prayers, even religious stories,

Some spittin’ wicked, well, others giving God the glory,

So move it on up to the root to the history that we got,

West Africa brought up these old folk poets called the Griats,

That’s where spoken word came from, if I’m getting on your nerves don’t run,

Got a couple bars left, and yet still your boy ain’t done,

Spirituals of slavery, would do it bringing blues music,

Elijah Walls, dance halls, now we got em groovin’

As Christians we gone’ take it back to the beginning,

When we had our Father grinnin’ and the backslidin’ repentin’ yeah!

Chorus:

V-3 Now what I really want to say, might offend some, step on some toes,

But you ain’t ever gonna find me rhyming without Christ up in these flows,

Brood of vipers, and gripers, church folk continually want to come and fight us,

Soldiers on the battlefield ready for war but still they want to divide us,

But we gone’ flip the scrip on the hypocrites and politics,

Reaching drug addicts, convicts, and pimps, when the Spirit hits,

And I got my feet shod, we gone’ make your head bob,

Now tell me what you be doing to help with the Kingdom of God,

See I feel him in the rhythm and I feel him in the rhyme,

One time for your holy mind, step to the frontline,

We about to take it to a whole nother’ plateau,

Guarantee you feel it from the front to the back row,

Rap flow, in the middle of my struggle and my progress,

Watch this, never gonna  stop this,

So feel the rhythm that we’re given, cause you know we be forgiven,

Everybody catch the vision, but nobody knew his secret ambition,

Never slow it down, we gone’ throw it down, pick it back up,

Flip the track up, till the demons back up,

United we stand but divided we fall, no time to stall, get ready to brawl,

Following the call from Arkansas, ain’t got nothing good to say don’t say nothing at all…

 




He's Been Good To You

Written by: Rocky Thomas


Chorus:

He's been good to you, He loves you,
He's been good to you, Jesus loves you,
He's been good to you, He loves you,
He's been good to you, ooohh yeah

Reminisce, let's go back through the years,

Who calmed all your fears, who dried up all your tears,

Who was there when your sunshine turned to rain, 

To live is Christ, die is gain, filled with joy, took your pain,

The Holy Ghost is the teacher, words from the preacher,

You turn your back and he's always there to reach you,

Remember all those days when your payments were due,

Had no clue what to do but he always came through,but you better believe he's good to you,

Who was there everynight as you fell to your knees,

Who healed your relatives of that incurable disease,

Who's our provider, our faith reviver,

Who saved you from death and that wreckless drunk driver,

Remember your deliverance, Holy Ghost experience,

Looking back and finding only 1 set of footprints,

Those were the days he carried you through,

So give him the praise cause he's been good to you.

As I reflect on what has taken place,

Everywhere I look is the fullness of his grace,

I think only for an instant where I might have been,

If he hadn't reached down and pulled me out this life of sin,

The world had fenced us, devil thought he convinced us,

If God is for Rapid Fire who can be against us,

The devil tried to feed me lies,

Could hardly see now I'm seeing 20/15 in both eyes, (HA HA)

If it be thy will? just ask the man with the withered hand,

1st Peter 2 and 24 to help you understand,

By his blood he removed my transgressions,

Matthew 8:17, we've been redeemed, any questions?

But you hear many preacher's saying it's gone with the wind,

But Pentecost is still rollin' so let him on in,

For a lack of knowledge God's people are destroyed,

He can fill your void, live everday overjoyed,

When I think of his goodness I want to stomp like Kirk Franklin,

Let's take time with this rhyme, break it on down and simply thank him.

In the world there's tribulation, in Christ perfect peace,

Ready for the violence and hatred to cease,

You're ready to throw it all away, give in to the darkside,

The devil lied, filled with pride, spiritual suicide,

Going off the deep end, thoughts of last weekend,

Anger and lust, the devil will creep in,

Animosity, attributing evil to tongues and prophecy,

Tossed to and fro with every wind, doctrine, and philosophy,

Check the situation, step back and take analysis,

Your heart is full of calouses, spiritual paralysis,

Rise, take up your bed and start steppin,

He heals the sores, he restores, power's yours, take the weapon,

But you say that's all she wrote,

But we quote what God wrote, the anointing breaks the yoke,

To far for forgiveness? you need to be stopping your tongue,

He's waiting for your return like the prodigal son,

He'll never forsake you, you know his word is true,

He did it, admit it, never forget it, cause he's been good to you.

                                                                                                         

If Only For One

Written by: Rocky Thomas


How I can I repay you, I cry when I think of how they slayed you,

They tried to persuade you, in the end they all betrayed you,

You endured such pain no human has ever known,

And throughout time no greater love was ever shown,

A tear falls down my cheek as I get weak and I can't speak,

The disciples fell asleep as the blood and sweat began to seep,

While you were praying in the garden of Gethsemane,

You said take this cup from me, but if not then let it be,

Cause you knew the work that had to be done,

If I was the only one here you still would have come, if only for one.

If only for one, you still would have come,
And given your life, as a sacrifice,
If only for one, you still would have come,
And died for me, I still would be free

They took you and flogged you so that I could be forgiven,

Every disease was accounted for by every lash that was given,

The thought of it is indescribable, strongly unadvisable,

As far as being human you weren't even recognizable,

All that before they put you on the cross to be exposed with no clothes, 

They spit in your face, nevertheless you showed them grace,

They tried to give you a pain killer but you refused,

And the sign above your head read this is the king of the jews,

Crown of thorns, hands and feet nailed to the boards,

And a spear through your side, just to see if you had died,

It is finished, Father forgive them, thy kingdom come and thy will done,

You still would have come, if only for what, if only for one.

There's one more important factor that I have yet to mention,

Death, burial, resurrection, and of course ascension,

The thunder rolled, and so did that stone,

Guards found your grave clothes, but your body was gone,

You appeared to the disciples and gave them power from above,

Heal the sick, cast out devils, walking  humbly and in love,

Made the world believe when they saw the empty tomb,

Made doubting Thomas believe when he put his hands in your wounds,

Made me believe when I read John 3:16,

Every knee gonna bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is King,

And then you had to go so the Spirit could come,

And if it had to be redone, you still would come, if only for one.

                                                                                                                    

He Keeps Blessing Me

Written by: Rocky Thomas

As I reminisce I throw my hands in the air,

I know the Lord's there, I'm ready for spiritual warfare,

I stand amazed and dazed at what the Lord has done in me,

Changed my life suddenly, and I'm backed by the 1 in 3,

What's it gonna be, the ways of the world and all its pleasure,

or the spiritual treasure, he gonna give the Spirit without measure,

He gonna take you higher than you can even imagine,

Still slaying the dragon, pants be saggin, I'm all about demon toe taggin,

No braggin, just bringing the heat from Conway, doing it God's way,

Being a witness in broad day, all day, whenever you need me, you just call me,

Cause God's been down to give me everything I need, 

Gotta plant the seed, gotta believe, he sets you free then you free indeed,

Looking around me, glad he found me, Spirit surround me and drown me,

Filling me, healing me, real in me, still in me, putting it down for the Faulkner County,

J to the E to the S-U-S,C-H-R-I-S and T

Nevertheless I confess at peace I rest, why?
He keeps blessin me!!!

Chorus:
He keeps blessing me with every breath that I breathe,
He keeps blessing me and so you know that I believe,
He keeps blessing me and I will never be deceived,
cause you know I got the victory, come and see
Repeat

Splish splash, taking a bath in the Holy One of Israel,

I cry El Shadaii, and everyday I die well,

I fell and got back up, known to rip the track up,

Devil better back up, cause the demons make me crack up,

coming through, who you running to, more action than Tae Bo,

I roll I go I flow I show, so come and visit my Shiloh,

I'm in the kingdom permanent, ready to enter the firmament,

A wolf in sheeps clothing, you better be discerning it,

Learning it, find a need and plant a seed, you gotta read,

Everything I do I do it in Godspeed,

and God's timing when I'm rhyming and climbing,

Holy Spirit wining and dining, freeing em up from a world that's blinding,

Used to be lost but Christ found me, see miracles all around me,

Devil tries to hound me and drown me, but his grace abounds see,

Devil keeps testing me, continually pressing me,

Nevertheless, I confess at peace I rest, why 
He keeps blessing me!!

Chorus

It's been a long day and I took the wrong way,

If I was you I would listen to what this song say,

The devil tries to tease you, ceize you, disease you, then squeeze you,

Jesus Christ frees you, let the Spirit squeeze you,

and get the fruit out, face the shoot out,

We're mighty mighty warriors, get ready to move out,

Coming against tradition, man made religion like the San Hedrin,

covering the region, taking out the legion,

Now's the time to rise and be bold in a world that's cold,

Now tell me why you wear your cross of gold,

Like Michael W. Smith, I'm swift with the gift to uplift,

I don't live on what if, now tell me who you be with,

The Messiah takes you higher than the Appalachians,

I see salvations, demonstrations of his never ending patience,

He'll be with to the end of the age, never forsake or ever leave,

He keeps blessing me with every breath that I breathe.

Chorus 2X
Ending  

                                                                                                     

Country and Rap

Written by: Rocky and Mandy Thomas

INTRO: COUNTRY AND RAP, THAT IS WHERE IT’S AT,

COUNTRY AND RAP, THAT IS WHERE IT’S AT,

RAP: SHE LIKES COUNTRY AND I LIKE RAP,

BUT OPPOSITES ATTRACT SO WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT,

SHE BRINGS THE TWANG, I BRING THE BOOM AND THE BANG,

PUT IT ALL TOGETHER IT’S A BEAUTIFUL THING,

I PROVIDE THE RAP, SHE BRINGS THE COUNTRY,

THAT MEANS WE’LL HAVE YOUR TOES TAPPING WHILE YOU’RE BOUNCING LIKE A BUNGEE,

HOW CAN THIS GO TOGETHER, I KNOW YOU HAVE YOUR DOUBT,

BUT THAT’S ONLY FOR GOD TO KNOW AND FOR YOU TO FIND OUT,

SEE, WE HAD OUR DOUBTS TO, DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TO DO,

REMAINED FAITHFUL AND TRUE, AND WHAT DO YOU KNOW, GOD CAME THROUGH,

WE’LL HAVE YOU SAYING YEE-HAW AND SAYING WHAT’S UP HOMIE,

ALL THE WHILE WE BE KICKING OUT THE TESTIMONY,

I’M GIVING COUNTRY A CHANCE, MY WIFE IS LEARNING TO DANCE,

ANYTHING FOR MAKING THE KINGDOM OF GOD ADVANCE,

WE’LL HAVE YOU SCRATCHING YOUR HEAD SAYING “I NEVER THOUGHT OF THAT”

CAUSE SHE’S A LITTLE BIT OF COUNTRY AND I’M A LITTLE BIT OF RAP

CHORUS: I LIKE COUNTRY, HE LIKES RAP,

WE GO TOGETHER, WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT THAT,

WE GO TOGETHER LIKE A HAND IN A GLOVE,

AND IT’S ALL BECAUSE OF GOD’S LOVE,

CHRIST SHED HIS BLOOD AND SET US FREE,

GAVE US A PURPOSE AND A DESTINY,

WE GO TOGETHER LIKE A BALL AND A BAT,

A LITTLE BIT OF COUNTRY, A LITTLE BIT OF RAP

COUNTRY AND RAP, THAT IS WHERE IT’S AT,

COUNTRY AND RAP, THAT IS WHERE IT’S AT,

RAP: WE LIKE RODEOS AND HIP-HOP SHOWS,

RAP FLOWS AND LASSOS, ANYTHING GOES,

BUT SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT WE TAKE IT TO FAR,

BRINGING THE BASS AND THE BEAT WITH THE STEEL GUITAR,

BUT WE SAY DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO REACH THE LOST,

SACRIFICE AT ANY COST, LEAD THEM STRAIGHT TO THE CROSS,

WE LIKE EVERYTHING FROM DCTALK TO DOTTIE RAMBO,

AND I’M STARTING TO ENJOY HEARING PEOPLE PICKING ON THAT BANJO,

SEE I WAS BLIND AND CONFUSED, RUNNING UP MORE DEBT,

WHEN I MET MY WIFE SHE WAS SINGING WITH A QUARTET,

SHE WAS SINGING SOUTHERN GOSPEL AND I WAS DOING (YOU GUESSED IT)

YOU CAN’T IMAGINE THE JOY WHEN THE VISION MANIFESTED,

FROM PERFORMING IN A DANCE TROUP, SWINGING IN A ZOOT SUIT,

DOESN’T MATTER AS LONG AS YOU’RE BEARING SOME FRUIT,

WE STAYED CALM IN THE MIDST OF THE STORM,

COUNTRY AND RAP AND RAPID FIRE MINISTRIES WAS BORN,

CHORUS 2X

PRAISE WITH ME, JUST PRAISE, PRAISE HIM

ENDING: I LIKE COUNTRY, HE LIKES RAP,

JUST WENT TOGETHER, WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT THAT,

A LITTLE BIT OF COUNTRY, A LITTLE BIT OF RAP,

A LITTLE BIT OF COUNTRY, YEE-HAW,

AND A LITTLE BIT OF RAP

                                                                                              

Love Everlasting (Poem by Rocky Thomas)

As I open my eyes, and I look outside,

I see the beauty that lies, in every sunrise,

I see the lightning strike, I feel the wind and the rain,

I think of why you came, I want to praise your name,

A love so deep, so hard to understand,

Can only be explained through the blood of the lamb,

At the end of each day, I think of all of your grace,

Knowing we'll be together forever in that wonderful place,

When I grow weary you always come near me,

I call on your name and see things much more clearly,

Often I fall short and lose sight of the plan,

But you take me back to where it all began, the nail-scarred hand,

I have so little to give, I struggle with how I should live,

But you always find it in your heart to forgive,

Take me as I am, forgive me where I fail you,

I love you Jesus, though I seldom tell you,

Cover me, wash me white as snow,

Help me be a beacon of light to a world that doesn't know,

The pain you felt, it cuts just like a knife,

Jesus, your blood frees us, I owe you my life!