Daily Archives: 26th September 2015

Don Francisco’s ‘Prodigal Song’

Continuing the theme of the Prodigal Son – if you have felt the touch of the Spirit of God calling you to Father God, then perhaps this is the song to sing. Don Francisco’s gentle ‘Prodigal Song’:

Here I am, just a poor man
Made poorer still by the knowledge of the riches I have squandered
Oh I’ve wandered – I stand convicted
Even knowing that the deepest of my wounds were mostly self-inflicted
Where did my heart go?
Where have I been?
You opened my eyes to the darkness and lies
And I shut them again

And I want to go home to my Father
I wanna be part of where my heart says I belong
I want to wash my weary soul in livin’ water
I’ve been away way too long – I wanna go home

Out on the boundaries of my freedom
I was looking for fences that would keep me in and I found there were none
Only your sweet love, Lord
Fool that I’ve been
You broke the chains of my heartache and pain
And I forged them again

And I want to go home to my Father
I wanna be part of where my heart says I belong
I want to wash my weary soul in livin’ water
I’ve been away way too long – I want to go home.

Lord Jesus, Lord, please help me, I’m so full of regret
It’s so hard to forgive myself, it’s harder to forget.
I need you to hold me and heal me
To mould me and steel me
By the power of your Word to be the son You’ve called me to be.

And I want to go home to my Father
I wanna be part of where my heart says I belong.
I want to wash my weary soul in livin’ water
I’ve been away way too long – I want to go home.
I’ve been away way too long – I want to go home.

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