RAY BOLTZ


Watch The Lamb Lyrics

Walking on the road to Jerusalem
The time had come to sacrifice again
My two small sons, they walked beside me on the road
The reason that they came was to watch the lamb

"Daddy, Daddy, what will we see there?
There's so much that we don't understand"
So I told them of Moses and father Abraham
And I said, "Dear children, watch the lamb"

"There will be so many in Jerusalem today
We must be sure the lamb doesn't run away?.
And I told them of Moses and father Abraham
And I said, "Dear children, watch the lamb"

When we reached the city, I knew something must be wrong
There were no joyful worshipers, no joyful worship songs
I stood there with my children in the midst of angry men
Then I heard the crowd cry out, "Crucify Him!"

We tried to leave the city but we could not get away
Forced to play in this drama, a part I did not wish to play
Why upon this day were men condemned to die?
Why were we standing there where soon they would pass by?

I looked and said, "Even now they come".
The first one cried for mercy, the people gave him none
The second one was violent and he was arrogant and loud
I still can hear his angry voice screaming at the crowd.

Then someone said, "There's Jesus!", I scarce believed my eyes
A man so badly beaten, He barely looked alive
Blood poured down His body, from the thorns upon His brow
Running down the Cross and falling to the ground

I watched Him as He struggled, I watched Him when He fell
The cross came down upon His back, the crowd began to yell.
In that moment I felt such agony, in that moment I felt such loss
Then a Roman soldier grabbed my arm and screamed
"You! Carry His cross!"

At first I tried to resist him, but his hand reached for his sword
And so I knelt and took the Cross from the Lord
I placed it on my shoulder and started down the street
The blood that he'd been shedding was running down my cheek

They led us to Golgotha, they drove nails deep in His feet and hands
Yet upon the Cross I heard Him pray, "Father, forgive them"
Oh never have I seen such love in any other eyes
"Into Thy hands I commit my spirit", He prayed and then He died

I stood for what seemed like years, I'd lost all sense of time
Until I felt two tiny hands holding tight to mine
The children stood there weeping, I heard the oldest say
"Father please forgive us, the lamb ran away"

"Daddy, daddy, what have we seen here?
There's so much that we don't understand."
So I took them in my arms and we turned and faced the Cross
Then I said, "Dear children watch the lamb"

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Songwriter(s): Ray Boltz
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Eric B. 11/13/12,12:40
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When i heard this song, almost 2 decades now, i immediately tried to learn it and since then, whenever i sing it, i really get emotional as if i am in that reality when our Lord offered Himself for us all for our sins 2000 years ago. Thank you for this song.
gustygail 04/22/11,20:00
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i heard this song once on Good Friday about 15 years ago. I have never heard it since but it has never left me. Such a moving and powerful song. I am in a storm and will endeavour to watch the video.
snowflake 01/20/11,10:17
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wow..i just barely heardd dizz songg @ church da othr daii and i started ta crii kuz i kant c how sum1 kan treat Jesus or anyone else dat way..@ BRITTANY P: THE LAMB IZ JESUS!!! :.(
Thang b 11/09/10,01:10
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the first time Isaw this video, it helps me increase my faith by watching 'The Lamb' in times of storm.
Susan V 04/05/10,14:48
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Wow, this song just blows me away every time I hear it or watch the video. Really brings home the depth of Jesus' love for each of us.
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