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Thursday, December 01, 2005


God, you know how it goes
You've promised it; we've seen it
We believe it!
"Lord, I believe, help my unbelief!"

sleeping desert.
3 days and 3 nights
in the heart of the earth!

sounding over again I cannot stop hearing,
"In Jesus Christ's death and resurrection you can bury your need
to prove yourself."

dead and buried:
then, 3 days and 3 nights in the heart of the earth.
awaiting new birth?

Buried into darkness
Waiting for dawn

Dead and Buried
then dawnwalking!

My need to prove myself?
Lord, send a Fish and a resurrection:
1. We sail a ship with a man named Jonah...
     early in the morning.
2. Fall on your knees, for the sea is raging
3. Who is the guilty one among us?
4. Cast the lot, and the number's Jonah
5. Row, men, row to save this Jonah!
6. O Lord God, we've got to drown him.
7. Done, and the sea has ceased its raging.
8. Lord, send a fish and a resurrection.
9. What shall we do when the world is drowning?
10. Lord, send a fish and a resurrection...


Lord, our God, have mercy on us
early in the morning


Unknown said...

I need evidence that Lord send a fish and Resurrection is a public domain song can any one help?

Leland Bryant Ross said...

I know it's a little bit late for this, but I found a copy at the Mudcat that indicates it is ©1964 American Lutheran Church (which is one of the bodies that joined to form the present Evangelical Lutheran Church in America). The source document cited is no longer available.

leah said...

Hi Leland, thanks so much! I was involved with an LCA congregation at the time and still remember that song fondly and well enough to blog it, too.

leah said...

PS I just went to Mudcat and I believe "E Bash" would have been Ewald Bash. BTW, how fun to get a comment on this blog that's currently inert; right now my only active theology blog is desert spirit's fire!--I hope you'll check it out; peace!