Congregational Songs

Greg Scheer
greg@gregscheer.com

I'll Be a Witness to the Light

words and music by Greg Scheer
copyright 2005
CCLI#4642363

Perfect for both Advent and Epiphany, this simple song of dedication has verses based on John 1:6-8; 19-28, 35-42, and 43-51. This was arranged by Michael Burkhardt in "From a Distant Home."

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1. I'll be a witness to the Light.
I'll be a witness to the Light.
I will prepare the way for the Light of day.
I'll be a witness to the Light.

2. When John the Baptist saw the Light,
When John the Baptist saw the Light,
he said, "I'm not the Light, but I'll testify."
I'll be a wit-ness to the Light.

3. Across the desert hear the shout.
Across the desert hear the shout.
"Will you prepare the Way? Make the Lord's path straight."
I'll be a witness to the Light.

4. Jesus said, "Come, and you will see."
Jesus said, "Come, and you will see."
And at that simple meal was the Light revealed.
I'll be a witness to the Light.

5. When Andrew saw the Lamb of God,
When Andrew saw the Lamb of God, he said,
"It's Christ! Believe! Simon, come and see."
I'll be a witness to the Light.

6. Jesus said, "Come, and follow me."
Jesus said, "Come, and follow me."
When they asked, "Who is he?" Phil'p said, "Come and see."
I'll be a witness to the Light.