For So Long by writerforever

For so long I have pretended

Pretended that I knew You

Pretended that I had salvation

I went through the motions

But yet I showed no emotions

For so long I did things in Your name

But in secret I was against You

For so long I claimed I knew Your love

But I knew nothing of You

For so long I knew I didn't have You

I knew I didn't have You in my heart

Pride kept me from confessing my fake profession

Satan had me in his clutches

But then light was shined in on me

I could not go on as I was anymore

Broken hearted and ashamed

That was how I finally came to You

I confessed and begged

Begged for Your forgiveness

Like an ocean of peace You swept into my heart

Like a fountain of water You sprang up into my heart

You forgave me

You saved me for 'real'

Now it's crystal clear

It's clear and certain that You are in my heart

It's clear and certain that You forgave me and saved me

Now I can sing

Now, in my heart, the bells of Heaven ring

Now I have an indescribable peace and joy in my heart

Now I can praise You

Now I truly do know You

Now I truly do love You

Now You are everything to me and more

Now You are my Lord and Saviour

My friend and love

That is what You are to me now

Thank You Lord Jesus for Your forgiveness

Thank You Lord Jesus for Your gift of salvation

I will forever praise Your name God!